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Homewood to host open house Dec. 6 to demonstrate new law enforcement training equipment

The Homewood Police Department will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, to demonstrate new training equipment at the Brian Carey Training Center 1023 191st St. in Homewood.New equipment includes two simulators designed to assist in training law enforcement personnel:

  • A decision-making simulator and tactical firearms training system, the VirTra V-300. According to the company's website, the system is a five-screen, 300 degree immersive training environment used to create vivid simulations of the kind of situations law enforcement officers might face.
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