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Durham Police Department’s use-of-force simulator creates stress test for officers

The Durham Police Department is incorporating a new use-of-force simulator into its annual training for officers. The simulator seeks to help officers make better decisions under stress.

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NCCU chancellor search panel named

The search for a replacement for N.C. Central University’s late chancellor, Debra Saunders-White, formally began this month when officials named a 22-member search committee to screen candidates.

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Durham Police Department incorporates reality-based simulator into training

Durham Police Officer Matt Bouleris demonstrates how the Durham Police Department’s new use-of-force training simulator works. The system offers about 750 different training scenarios with more than 3,000 choice outcomes. The $60,000 low-light system uses video, laser and programming to train officers on de-escalation and decision making during stressful sitations.

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Durham Police Department incorporates reality-based simulator into training

Durham Police Officer Matt Bouleris demonstrates how the Durham Police Department’s new use-of-force training simulator works. The system offers about 750 different training scenarios with more than 3,000 choice outcomes. The $60,000 low-light system uses video, laser and programming to train officers on de-escalation and decision making during stressful sitations.
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Durham Police Department incorporates reality-based simulator into training

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