COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)—Deputies from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department experienced some of the latest technology in public safety. Hosted by the tech company Axon, the roadshow allowed law enforcement to experience interactive product demos. Virtual reality training provided deputies in-depth scenarios on how to exhibit more compassion and empathy during interactions, gave them de-escalation tactics, and provided virtual reality scenarios…
A former officer with the Springdale Police Department is accused of shooting a child in the head with a taser.
The Sumter Police Department says they are investigating after a school resource officer at Bates Middle School activated their Taser. Officials say the taser never came into contact with a student or staff, and no injuries were reported.