After Viral Cop Shooting Video, Anaheim PD Wants Use of Force Simulators
Anaheim police are hoping to add some virtual reality to their training following the release of a controversial video showing two cops firing 76 rounds during a deadly pursuit last summer. The department fired Kevin Pedersen, who fired 64 times alone, and placed his partner on leave. Amid a flurry of reassurances by top brass at a press conference last week about the shooting, Anaheim police chief Jorge Cisneros made quick mention of the use of force simulator to come.
The new technology may be approved as soon as this afternoon.
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