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Police Officers Are Learning to Spot Sex Trafficking in Virtual Reality

VR could be especially well-suited for teaching officers how to spot problems that aren’t often immediately recognizable

The VR experience “Trapped” places police officers inside 14-year-old Lisa’s head as she interacts with a sex trafficker. Image: Radical Empathy

AA little after 5 a.m. on November 5, 2019, a police officer in Lodi, California received a dispatch: gunshots had been heard in the industrial…

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