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Recent press coverage of APEX Officer.

Apex Officer Officially Launches VR Use of Force Police Training Simulator

"Apex Officer, an international provider of virtual reality training simulators for the law enforcement, military, first responder, commercial and educational markets, officially launched their virtual reality use of force training simulator for police and law enforcement training. As the variety and type of threats to law enforcement and citizens alike continue to grow, many police departments are looking towards innovative technology to better train their law enforcement personnel in a safe and cost-effective manner. Apex Officer's Use of Force Simulator solves this problem."

by Sasha Harris on January 3rd, 2019

Apex Officer Showcasing Latest VR Police Training Innovation at CES 2019

"By visiting Apex Officer's training facilities, guests at CES 2019 will have the opportunity to experience the newest technological revelation in training: virtual reality. Police officers and law enforcement agencies are taking advantage of virtual reality technology such as Apex Officer so that police officers can accumulate thousands of training simulations in both a safe and controlled environment."

by Carey Rhodes on December 27th, 2018

Lodi Police Department Installs Apex Officer Virtual Reality Training Simulator

"Apex Officer allows law enforcement agencies to train for de-escalation, use of force, and crisis intervention situations in safe, immersive, and controlled environment. The APEX Officer virtual reality training system is capable of simulating an infinite number of different training scenarios that can convey body language and other non-verbal threat cues that are a crucial part of progressive judgmental use of force training."

by Digital Journal on November 28th, 2018

Police Department Installs Apex Officer VR Training Simulator

"APEX Officer, a global provider of training simulators for the law enforcement, military, first responder, educational and commercial markets, today announced that a California Police Department has installed two APEX Officer X360 virtual reality training simulators. With the national focus on the use of force and police training, the department saw an opportunity to better prepare its officers with training equipment designed to improve decision making in high-pressure situations. After significant research on the various options, the police department chose to include the APEX Officer X360 judgmental use of force simulator as a major component of its training program."

by NBC 2 on November 28th, 2018

Apex Officer is a leader in virtual reality Police training

"With the goal of creating the most realistic training simulations possible, Apex Officer provides one of the most immersive VR training simulations for police officers. Its devotion to interactive training has made the company an industry leader. Simulations include firearm use, de-escalation strategies, use of force and crisis intervention simulations. Police train with facsimiles of their duty weapons, not some kid’s version of a service firearm or what Silicon Valley thinks a gun should look like."

by Debi Christensen on November 18th, 2018

APEX Officer Debuts at Boost VC Demo Day

"APEX Officer uses VR to train police in a variety of scenarios including dangerous and life threatening ones. Using interactive scenarios, sensor enabled weaponry (Tazers, guns etc.) and a human trainer providing the voice of the bad guys APEX Officer is providing a life like training tool to police forces all over the US, as well as some arms of the military."

by Adam Carrigan on April 24th, 2018

Boost VC Announces Tribe 11 Companies

"APEX Officer’s turnkey virtual reality training platform enables officers to train for the most difficult real-world situations, including use-of-force, active shooters, de-escalation, crisis intervention, terrorist attacks, and more; meanwhile, preparing police officers for the emotional realities of real-life use-of-force situations. APEX Officer has worked with 40 police agencies, as well as signed a deal with a major branch of the US military."

by Adam Draper on April 20th, 2018

VR training puts police officers in the virtual line of fire

"APEX Officer worked with dozens of police departments in California to inform its solution, and a couple of departments will be using its platform as part of their training in 2019, Chase Dittmer, APEX Officer CEO, said."

by GCN March 29th, 2018

Apex Officer Showcases their VR Police training simulator in Cedar Rapids

"Chase Dittmer presents APEX Officer's virtual reality training simulator for police officers and law enforcement agencies, during NewBoCo’s Iowa Startup Accelerator Launch Day at the Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017."

by Matthew Patane - The Gazette on December 8th, 2017

Virtual reality startup is helping police and military in training scenarios

"A virtual reality startup from Cedar Rapids, Iowa is working with military and law enforcement agencies to create VR training scenarios. APEX Officer has crafted a number of different simulations for police and military to practice realistic and dangerous scenarios."

by Nicolas Waddell on September 7th, 2017

Virtual Reality simulations aid police, military, business training

"Cedar Rapids based virtual reality company APEX Officer creates training simulations for military and law enforcement agencies. It gives the trainee a realistic look into a dangerous situation. APEX Officer has worked with a number of law enforcement agencies in Iowa."

by Brea Love - KCRG on September 5th, 2017

The origins

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Where it started

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Attracting users

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Hiring the 2 guys

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Time to take over the world

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Why time tracking

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Getting investment

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It's party time

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To Mars and beyond

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