Scientists Track Invasive Worms, Police Use Virtual Reality Training

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Superior Police Train With Virtual Reality System
Public Information Officer Bradley Jago, right, talks about the new virtual reality training system at the Superior Police Department as he holds the VR flashlight, which will turn on while training as new officer Brittany Letica wears the headset for the first time Thursday, May 27, 2021, at Superior Police Departmen headquarters in Superior. Jed Carlson/Superior Telegram

We begin the hour with a conversation about the invasive ‘crazy worms.’ Then, we hear about new virtual technology being used by in law enforcement training.

Featured in this Show

  • 'Crazy Worms' Invade Wisconsin

    Scientists say that so-called crazy worms have spread to more than a dozen states across the U.S., including Wisconsin. An ecologist details their unique behavior, why they’re harmful and what can be done about the worms.

  • Police Use VR Training To Improve Response

    We learn about virtual reality training for law enforcement that may help improve an officer’s response to in-the-moment community encounters.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Brad Herrick Guest
  • Brian Hoang Guest
  • Nick Alexander Guest

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