A Physically Immersive Platform for Training Emergency Responders and Law Enforcement Officers

  • Gordon Carlson
  • Nicholas CaporussoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 785)


Training law enforcement officers and emergency responders requires significant investment in terms of time, financial resources, logistics, organization, and personnel reallocation.

In this paper, we introduce a physically immersive platform based on Virtual Reality for training enforcement and emergency personnel, and for evaluating physical and psychological stress. The proposed system is co-designed with end users to maximize the performance and outcome of training.

Moreover, the platform includes features for accelerating the development of innovative technologies, equipment, and user interfaces, by integrating the knowledge and experience of law enforcement officers and emergency responders into virtual/augmented reality design simulations.


Physical immersion Motion tracking Training  Law enforcement Emergency responders 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fort Hays State UniversityHaysUSA

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