The Imperative of an Imperfect Training Environment

Aug. 22, 2019
Perfect training calls for imperfection in the training environment

Do you remember the time you went on that domestic call, found the front door open, heard shouting from inside so you announced yourself and stepped in? It seems like we’ve all done it at some point. Do you remember how pristine, clean and perfect everything was when you stepped through the door? Yes, that’s usually where officers start shaking their heads thinking, “I’ve never been in a house like that on a domestic. Usually it’s a mine field of kids’ toys, empty pizza boxes, broken furniture and miscellaneous other stuff that we I have to avoid tripping over about the same time some bear of a man comes charging out of the kitchen at me.”

Read more in the SMARTpaper "The Imperative of an Imperfect Training Environment."

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VirTra Inc. specializes in law enforcement training, military training, and firearms training systems. As the leading manufacturer of custom and turnkey immersive virtual reality& simulation systems for situational awareness and judgmental use-of-force training, VirTra creates customized scenarios using 360-degree, interactive, photorealistic environments for military force-option training, law enforcement training, and security personnel training. Threats can come from the front, the side, and behind you. Does your simulator prepare you for real-world situations? SMARTpapers feature sponsored content coordinated with or provided by manufacturers serving the law enforcement industry.

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