Cops in California’s capital are utilizing expertise to enhance their coaching within the wake of a number of lethal police encounters throughout the nation — and the hope is digital actuality interprets to the true world.
Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn joined us Monday on “TMZ Reside”, and downloaded us on his division’s new coaching device … a digital actuality headset able to recreating actual police encounters in several environments.
Hahn says the VR coaching blends hypothetical conditions officers may face in Sacramento with classes discovered from the common coaching program, like implicit bias and intervention … telling us why it is proving to be an necessary coaching device within the wake of George Floyd‘s homicide.
The expertise sounds unimaginable … not solely can instructors place officers in several elements of city, however they’ll additionally replay the digital situations so different cops can see what labored and what did not.
It is a fairly insightful dialog on what might be the way forward for police coaching after Derek Chauvin‘s homicide conviction. You’ll be able to see the complete interview Monday on “TMZ Reside.”