City of Cape Town’s Law Enforcement officers.
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A new firearm simulator is expected to save the City of Cape Town millions of rands in training costs while boosting the competency and skills of its law enforcement officers.
The immersive 180° simulator trains officers from the City’s three law enforcement services – traffic services, law enforcement and the metro police – to react to environments where they are required to make split-second decisions about permissible use of force.
The simulator places the officer in the heat of action, surrounded by large screens where they enter various scenarios and move through the tough situations. With more than 950 scenarios already loaded, officers will engage with a range of elements to help sharpen their skills and decision-making.
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