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Tucson Sector to Host Media Day For Virtual Training Simulator

Release Date: 
January 8, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. – The Tucson Sector Border Patrol will host a media day Jan. 12, 2016, at Sector Headquarters on South Swan Road to demonstrate our new “VirTra” virtual training simulator.

Space is limited to six media outlets.  RSVPs are on a first-come, first-serve basis and are required to participate. Please respond no later than noon, Jan. 8, by emailing TCA-PAO@cbp.dhs.gov Media Day.

When: Tuesday, Jan. 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Additional information will be sent to media representatives that RSVP.

The VirTra 5-screen, immersive-training simulator allows operators to turn real world incidents into virtual scenarios for both lethal and less-lethal use of force encounters. It also lets users experience first-hand the decision making process each scenario demands.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017