Simulator that trains police on bias to be featured in documentary

A simulator developed by a WSU College of Nursing researcher that helps police officers recognize their biases in making deadly-force decisions will be featured in an upcoming documentary called “Bias.”

Award-winning filmmaker Robin Hauser was on the WSU Spokane campus this week working on the segment with Assistant Professor Dr. Lois James, who developed the Counter Bias Training Simulation program, or CBTSim. James’ co-investigator (and husband) Dr. Stephen James, assistant research professor in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, also was interviewed by the filmmaker.

Hauser said she’d read about the simulator-based training while researching various aspects of bias. CBTSim, which … Continue reading Simulator that trains police on bias to be featured in documentary