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Beaufort Co. Sheriff's Office deputies undergo simulator training

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BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

Deputies with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office got some hands-on training Tuesday with a firearms simulator.

The simulator can put an officer in a real-life situation all the way from a traffic stop to a building search to an active shooter situation. They can also choose between various scenarios that involve a Taser or gun.

It also allows them to train all year long without having to go to a building or the airport for example.

"We can go to our courthouse. We can go to any school in Beaufort County and we can film our own scenarios using our own buildings with our own officers in it. So when you come in here and look at the screen, it's actually a building in Beaufort County,” said Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Will Angelo.

Lt. Angelo says the simulator helps cut down on overtime and it's also open to any agency in the county interested in training.

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