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Video game just for cops: Rochester has driving and use-of-force simulators to train officers

Published on April 25, 2012

By LIZ MARKHLEVSKAYA Wednesday, April 25, 2012 ROCHESTER — It may look like a video game, but the state-of-the-art simulator being used by local law enforcement helps keep officers safe and improves decision making, said Police Chief David Dubois. Last year, the police department acquired a simulator, priced at a quarter of a million dollars, … Continued

Driving Force Integrated Training System in Spotlight at CopsWest Show

Published on December 12, 2011

FAAC Incorporated and IES Interactive were proud to participate in the Panasonic Casino Night at the CopsWest tradeshow, which included both driving and use of force competitions. FAAC Incorporated, creator of the industry-leading LE-1000 driver training simulator, and IES Interactive, proud developers of the MILO Range Pro v4 force options simulator, were on hand to … Continued

FAAC Maintains Exclusive Sponsorship of Grant Assistance Program

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FAAC Incorporated is maintaining its position as the exclusive sponsor of the PoliceGrantsHelp and FireGrantsHelp grant assistance programs, continuing its commitment to the public safety and emergency response markets it serves. In today’s tough economic environment, dollars are scarce and many city and county budgets are being cut and large capital expenditures are being postponed … Continued

FAAC Offers Certification at 6th Annual User Conference

Published on August 16, 2011

FAAC Incorporated is pleased to announce its 6th Annual User Conference will be held aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California Oct. 11-14. FAAC hosts its annual conference to benefit customers through knowledge sharing, networking, and expert instruction. This year, FAAC is conducting the first-ever certification course for driving simulator instructors. “The Driving Simulator … Continued

First Few Moments Podcast: FAAC Emergency Response Specialist Rob Raheb Podcast

Published on July 1, 2011

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Analytical or emotional: What’s driving you?

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View original FireRescue1 post here. Driver simulation training can help the student interact with various driving environments and weather conditions within minutes By Robert Raheb FDNY EMS Lt. (ret), Emergency Response Specialist — FAAC, Inc. Driving is taught from an analytical viewpoint; rarely do we cross over to the emotional side of driving. From the … Continued

Training day on the road

Published on June 16, 2011

http://www.newsday.co.tt/businessday/0,144233.html By Sasha Harrinanan The Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) has a significant shortage of bus drivers and is in the process of recruiting 300 men and women to fill these vacancies. Deputy general manager of Operations Brian Juanette sat down with Business Day recently to discuss the on-going exercise, in which two groups are … Continued

Simulator provides realistic training for emergencies

Published on January 25, 2011

By Noelle Hunter Staff Writer CNHI The Morehead News Tue Jan 25, 2011 http://themoreheadnews.com/local/x1221301221/Simulator-provides-realistic-training-for-emergencies Jan. 25, 2011 — At any moment, emergency personnel must be ready to respond to a crisis. This means maneuvering through traffic, hazardous road conditions and even around other response teams. The Kentucky Fire Commission trains drivers to navigate these conditions … Continued

FAAC Grant Assistance Program Now Available for Public Safety

Published on January 19, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ann Arbor, Michigan – 19 January 2011 – FAAC Incorporated is pleased to announce its participation in a program to link emergency response and public safety departments with grant funding opportunities. In today’s tough economic environment, dollars are scarce and many city and county budgets are being cut and large capital expenditures … Continued

Like the real thing: Rochester police take a spin with FAAC and IES Simulators

Published on December 6, 2010

By Jake O’Donnell — Monday, December 6, 2010 – http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20101206/GJNEWS_01/712069906&template=RochesterRegion ROCHESTER — Police training in the Lilac City could soon get a 21st-century advantage. Representatives from Michigan-based FAAC Inc. and IES Interactive Training were on hand at Rochester Police Headquarters Wednesday demonstrating their products, which included a video game-like simulator for driving and another, projector-based … Continued