By Dale Brown
The Journal 

Ritzville Police train virtually and in person

Instruction includes non-lethal tools


Last updated 4/11/2023 at 9:03am

Ritzville Police Department

A trailer houses a simulator for police training.

RITZVILLE - At last Tuesday's City Council meeting, Police Chief Dave McCormick outlined several recent law-enforcement training opportunities.

On March 31, a firearms training simulator operated by Clear Risk Solutions was in town, he said. The risk-management company based in Ephrata uses sophisticated software and hardware to enable officers to engage in virtual scenarios.

Using a simulator, each participant must rely on past training and personal judgment to navigate tense situations, he said. They may use prop weapons such as a handgun, Taser or rifle.

Officers receive little informa...

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