Podcast: Virtual Reality Training for the Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office and Developments in the City of Murfreesboro

Jun 24, 2024 at 02:57 pm by WGNS News

(L-R) Sgt. Jason Brown, Lt. Micheal Rodgers, Councilmember Jami Averwater

First Segment: On the first half of the show, WGNS' Bart Walker talks about virtual reality law enforcement training. Guests include Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Lt. Michael Rodgers and Sgt. Jason Brown, who are helping to create a program that determines if VR training is as effective as traditional personal training in a crisis scenario. The study is funded by a federal grant, and the RCSO has contracted with MTSU to study the effects of the training. Hear the longer version of this interview HERE.

Second Segment: On the second half of the program, Walker discusses City of Murfreesboro concerns with City Council Member Jami Averwater. The focus of the show revolves around Notes LIVE and downtown Murfreesboro developments near the local square. Hear the longer version of this interview HERE.