Every City Safer, Today and Tomorrow - Improving Public Safety Outcomes with Virtual Reality

Improving trust between police forces and the communities they protect by providing the police forces highly accessible, effective training

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  • Woman

What is the Name of Your Organization?

Street Smarts VR

What is The Mission of Your Organization?

Our mission is to enhance officer-citizen interactions in moments of high stress or crisis scenarios by giving officers enhanced training to make split-second decisions. By leveraging the power of virtual reality, Street Smarts VR creates ultra realistic scenarios designed to simulate real life interactions that law enforcement encounter every day. Both co-founders held first responder roles that led to pursuing this venture; Oliver (CEO) as a Marine and Alice (COO) as a Firefighter/EMT.

What is The Month and Year of The Founding of Your Venture?

June 2017

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What is The First and Last Name of Your Organization's Representative for The Challenge?

Alice Formwalt

What is Their Organizational Role/Title?

COO / Co-founder

Project Stage: Select the Description Below That Best Applies to Your Organization

  • Growth (have moved past the very first activities; working towards the next level of expansion)

Please Select Your Organization's Focus Track (Select all That Apply)

  • Public Health & Safety

Please Select Which of The Following Types of Innovations Best Characterize Your Work (Select all That Apply)

  • Product innovation (Introduction of a good or service or improvements made to existing products)

Help Us Support Diversity! Which of the following categories do you identify with (Optional)?  

  • White (for example: German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish, French)
  • Asian (for example: Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, Pakistani)

Help Us Support Diversity! Do you identify as part of any of the following underrepresented communities (optional)?

  • No, I do not identify with an underrepresented community


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