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Students Learn to Control Hostile Situations

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Tom White uses the simulator to teach Christian Burleson to control the situation.

Tom White uses the simulator to teach Christian Burleson to control the situation.

Brennan Rodriguez

Brennan Rodriguez

Tom White uses the simulator to teach Christian Burleson to control the situation.

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Taft Union High School’s law enforcement teacher, Tom White, has found a new way to teach his students in a safe and controlled environment. He has started and executed a successful simulator program for his students. It is the mixture of a powerpoint and a video game. “It teaches the students the verbal skills needed in a hostile situation–in a controlled environment,” Tom White stated. This simulator has helped Mr. White place students in real-life scenarios to teach them the basics of law enforcement; it can also teach students how to defend against any weapon from a crossbow to a knife.

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