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COC to Offer Class to Fight Terror

A new College of the Canyons course in battling terrorists will be offered to police officers, firefighters and their supervisors.

A total of $595,698 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance through the U.S. Department of Justice will fund the eight-hour special class, which uses software simulation “modules” to train first-response officials. 


The so-called “modules” are reminiscent of interactive video games. In this case, local defenders will battle terrorists in simulations, using software originally developed for the Marine Corps.


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