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January 22, 2019
New York Daily News

A Virtual Reality Fix to Real-Life Problems — Cops Using Technology to Help Kids

The reality is, city kids may best learn how to avoid trouble by playing a video game, the NYPD says.

And on Tuesday, officials demonstrated their newest initiative to do just that — unveiling a virtual reality program called “Options” that kids in middle and high schools helped develop, and that cops hope will help youngsters make the right decisions in life. The program also involves two days of curriculum aimed at teaching youth how to deal with tense situations.

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