Wednesday, they were in a classroom, learning about things like defensive driving procedures and liability issues. On Thursday, they headed out to the Horseshoe Arena for a lesson in a state-of-the-art, driving simulation trailer.
"It's very important because our officers spend a tremendous amount of time in their vehicles," Chief Deputy Ed Krevit of the Midland County Sheriff's Office told Big 2. "Now that we have laptops, video cameras, and our radar units, they're dispatched from their patrol units, they write their report in their patrol units."
Because of that, Krevit says it's important they all know how to operate a vehicle safely to reduce liability to the county.