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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.