MILO Range—Interactive Decision-Making Simulator

Interactive Decision-Making Simulator

The MILO Range Simulator's high definition video makes each simulated training look and feel as life-like as possible. The scenario library offers more than 500 different video options and is updated to offer training in the latest security measures. The interactive training weapons use lasers to interact with the computer-based equipment for live scenarios. Instructors are in control of the scenarios and can alter the video based on the student's reaction to the simulated situation.

Some live scenarios include:

  • Active shooters
  • Burglaries
  • Disorderly and intoxicated individuals
  • Domestic disturbances
  • Homeland security

Police Science Student Training

During training, Police Science students gain hands-on experience in patrol procedures, traffic collision investigation, and criminal law. In a traditional student/classroom setting, some areas of training are hard to teach, such as how to handle a potentially violent situation.

The MILO Range Technology bridges the gap between classroom scenarios and real-life situations. The virtual simulator offers many different features to enhance student learning including the handling of:

  • Handguns, long guns, and less-lethal projectiles
  • Batons, tasers, and OC spray
  • Return fire

This technology offers training to Police Science students that, until now, was only the subject of lecture and discussion. Students now have the opportunity to practice situations only previously available at an off-campus shooting and training range.

Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Training

The MILO virtual technology is also used for tactical training new officers in the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.

MILO Simulator Reservations

The MILO simulator is available for agencies and students to reserve for a small cost.

The simulator is available for 2-hour time increments for $125 per block. This includes a trained facilitator, access to all the relevant training scenarios and equipment for up to 6 attendees, as well as materials/equipment cost.

Discounts are available for extended use. Please contact the coordinator for other pricing options if you have a need for multiple blocks of simulator training.

Upon completion of the registration form, you will be contacted by the simulator administrator to finalize details and complete a needs assessment for your scheduled time, as well as confirm facilitator availability based on your scheduled date. The needs assessment will cover your training needs to ensure the facilitator is prepared with appropriate scenarios and equipment.

Select a Date and Time

Contact Information

Regional Law Enforcement Academy


Megan McGhee
Cedar Falls Center 101D
319-296-2329 ext.3007
319-266-6772 (fax)
Email the Academy

ILEA Coordinator

Ben Scholl
Regional Law Enforcement Academy 101
Email the Academy

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