Tempe, Ariz. — March 15, 2018 — VirTra, Inc. (OTCQX: VTSI), a global provider of training simulators for the law enforcement, military, educational and commercial markets, today announced that Lon Bartel, one of the company’s law enforcement training subject matter experts, will host two courses on Foundations of Simulated Event Training at the 2018 International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA) Conference and Expo, March 19-24, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri. Additionally, VirTra will have a booth located at #219.
Bartel is certified by the Force Science Institute as a use-of-force analyst and has been recognized by The Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board as an expert in the areas of defensive tactics and firearms. He spent 20 years in law enforcement, primarily as a rangemaster for the Peoria, Arizona Police Department, managing their Firearms Instructional Team. Bartel also authored the department’s use of force policies for both sworn and non-sworn officers.
The Foundations of Simulated Event Training course will discuss the critical aspects of psychological fidelity and physical fidelity as it applies to simulation. Additionally, the course will explain how to adjust cognitive load to increase or decrease working memory functioning, and the importance of this manageable load as it applies to forming long term memory. The course will take place Monday, March 19, 2018 from 10-11:45 a.m., and Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 3:30-5:15 p.m.
VirTra is a global provider of training simulators for the law enforcement, military, educational and commercial markets. The Company’s patented technologies, software and scenarios provide intense training for de-escalation, judgmental use-of-force, marksmanship and related training that mimics real world situations. VirTra’s mission is to save and improve lives worldwide through realistic and highly-effective virtual reality and simulator technology. Learn more about the company at www.VirTra.com.
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