US police officers are now training in virtual reality (video)

New York City Police Department, or NYPD, inDuring the week I trained in virtual reality. It is explained that such exercises help officers prepare for unpredictable scenarios of the operation, as well as for active fire contact. Equipment for the police prepared the American manufacturer V-Armed. This company specializes in VR simulators and special weapons that mimic recoil.

To conduct large-scale exercises, the departmentrented one of the giant Brooklyn hangars. The operatives were in a virtual World Trade Center or in a hostage situation in a public school. At the same time, various combat scenarios were developed based on realistic events from shooters. For example, working in the dark, eliminating terrorists and freeing hostages.