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Scott County Sheriff’s Office Complete Firearms Simulator Training

Published on June 25, 2021

Article published by: News-Graphic, Georgetown, KY By: Kyle Woosley   Officer-involved shootings have received an increase in national attention over the last few years. In an effort to keep deputies well-trained for these scenarios, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office has been training with simulated technology. According to the Washington Post, Kentucky has had more than … Continued

Situational Awareness Training: Fewer Pursuits—and Less Crime

Published on June 17, 2021

Situational Awareness Training: Fewer Pursuits—and Less Crime
  Although situational awareness training has gained a lot of momentum in recent years, there’s one area of law enforcement where adoption lags: Police driving—and especially high-speed pursuit. For nearly 30 years the Justice Department has considered police pursuits “the most dangerous of all ordinary police activities.” We drive so much, it’s easy to forget … Continued

Using Public Transport Simulation Training to Address post-COVID Transit Operator Shortage

Published on June 10, 2021

Using Public Transport Simulation Training to Address post-COVID Transit Operator Shortage
  Even before COVID, there was a nationwide shortage of mass transit operators. More than a year of disruption has only made it worse. While we’re hopefully rounding the bend on COVID, experts now largely agree that herd immunity is not in the immediate future. This is our moment to re-assess how we get things … Continued

Simulation Training Technology: Three Questions to Ask Before Buying a Bus Sim

Published on June 1, 2021

Simulation Training Technology: Three Questions to Ask Before Buying a Bus Sim
  Investing in simulation training technology is serious business. For many agencies, this is a “once-in-a-lifetime” purchase—especially if stakeholders cannot easily see a clear return on the investment.  A poor start can leave a training program floundering for years. Asking these three questions before you begin weighing your options is an important step in building … Continued

Answering The Call For Police Reform: De-escalation Tactics Through Training And Technology

Published on May 26, 2021

Answering The Call For Police Reform: De-escalation Tactics Through Training And Technology
  3 Ways Law Enforcement Agencies Can Manage High-risk Vehicle Events and Rebuild Trust With The Community Events in 2020 and early 2021 have led to the deterioration of trust between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve, sparking important conversations around police reform. With law enforcement tactics under increased scrutiny, agencies are reevaluating … Continued

Simulator Training Tip: Use Accurate Non-Virtual Custom Cabs to Ensure Training Transfer

Published on May 25, 2021

Simulator Training Tip: Use Accurate Non-Virtual Custom Cabs to Ensure Training Transfer
  We already know that simulator training is excellent for introducing novice operators to large commercial and transit vehicles. But is every driving simulator equally suited to training basic skills? In 2010 researchers took a detailed look at the training of 100 large vehicle operators. (This work was ultimately published in 2011 in the journal … Continued

Starting Out Right with Simulation Training Technology

Published on May 10, 2021

Starting Out Right with Simulation Training Technology
  No piece of simulation training technology can “fix” a broken training program—or replace one entirely. But the right sim can be a powerful tool for improving any training program. The key to a successful rollout is to start with a clear idea of what “success” looks like. Establishing a Focused Goal for your Simulation … Continued