Arkansas Police Benefit from Apex Officer VR Training

Police departments in Arkansas benefit from VR training simulators from Apex Officer.

Apex Officer is the leading provider of virtual reality training technology and law enforcement training simulations, and the Apex Officer VR training platform is helping police officers and sheriff's deputies in the state of Arkansas. Apex Officer is a portable training simulator that allows Arkansas police departments and law enforcement agencies to train and prepare their officers anywhere. Apex Officer simulators provide realistic, high-quality simulations of the situations officers encounter in the field.

Arkansas Police Officers Prefer Virtual Reality Simulator for Training

Police departments in Arkansas are turning to virtual reality training simulators to help officers prepare for real-world situations. The simulators provide a realistic environment in which officers can practice de-escalation techniques, use of force, and other potentially dangerous scenarios.

With the help of progressive law enforcement agencies across the state we continuously expand our footprint in the state of Arkansas and we are proud to bring the Apex Officer virtual reality training simulator to Arkansas law enforcement officers.

Why are Arkansas law enforcement agencies turning to VR training simulators?

Virtual reality (VR) training has been shown to be a better option for training than traditional training methods. VR simulators allow users to interact with the environment in a way that is more realistic than other forms of training. This is because VR allows the user to feel as if they are really in the environment, which can help them learn more effectively. Additionally, VR can be used to simulate difficult situations that would otherwise require actual experience to learn from.

Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Implements Apex Officer Simulator
Pulaski County (Arkansas) Sheriff's Office recently implemented the Apex Officer VR training simulator.

Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Implements Apex Officer Simulator

Pulaski County is located in the U.S. state of Arkansas with a population of 399,125, making it the most populous county in Arkansas. Little Rock is the county seat for Pulaski County which is the largest city and Arkansas's state capital. As a result, Pulaski County Sheriff's Office decided to make a major investment in training and become the first law enforcement agency in Arkansas to adopt VR training. The mission of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is to be a premier law enforcement agency and detention facility by protecting life, property, and individual's rights while providing professional and ethical service to our community.

Pulaski Sheriff Eric Higgins talks about PCSO new VR training system at a Tuesday press conference. Source: Austin Bailey

In a recent media press conference, Pulaski County Sheriff Eric Higgins stated, "We can also work with different variables that we’re dealing with, from someone who may be suffering dementia, or mental illness, or a variety of things that we can utilize in this system to put the deputy going through the training into that situation.”

Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Debuts New Virtual Reality Training Simulator from Apex Officer

Apex Officer has designed, developed and built a state-of-the-art virtual reality training simulator that enables police officers to train for real-life encounters with criminals. This simulator is so good, that it actually makes the police officers feel like they are actually in the situation, without having to actually be there. This helps them improve their qualms related to the use of force, improve their decision-making processes, and overall improves the performance of the police department by avoiding unnecessary risks. Police training is one of the most demanding and rigorous training courses, and there is always room for improvement. There are numerous ways in which Apex Officer can help police departments improve their performance, and this video is just one of them.

Arkansas Police Departments are Investing Heavily in VR Training

Police departments have been utilizing virtual reality technology for training purposes since the early 2000s. However, in 2023, more police departments will begin to adopt VR training simulators for a variety of reasons. The Apex Officer simulator is a virtual reality training system that has been designed to train law enforcement officials on how to deal with violent and non-violent situations. The simulator offers agencies a controlled way to teach police officers how to make split-second decisions.


If you are looking for an effective, yet affordable way to train your law enforcement officers, Apex Officer can help. With years of virtual reality experience, the Apex Officer team is committed to providing the most effective training possible. So, if you are interested in virtual reality training simulations, Apex Officer is a perfect match. To learn more about Apex Officer and schedule an interactive product demonstration, interested agencies can visit our Request a Demo page and get started today, for free.

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Alex Oliver
Customer Success

Alex Oliver is the Customer Success Manager at Apex Officer