Category: Crime Prevention
May 28, 2024

How to Make Your School’s Campus a Safer Place

As schools across the country celebrate graduations and begin to transition to summer schedules, most campuses have fewer people and reduced traffic. With school on break, especially an extended one like summer, it becomes the opportune time for making your campus a safer place for the students, faculty, staff, and even the local neighborhood. As […]

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May 17, 2024

How to Purchase Police Body Worn and In-Car Camera Systems: Kustom Signals & PoliceOne Webinar Recap

The experienced team at Kustom Signals produces informative webinars for the law enforcement professionals we serve. Our most recent presentation, in partnership with PoliceOne, explored the topic of Empowering Policing with access to police cameras.  The main focus of the April 17th webinar was on initiating body-worn cameras or in-car videos as key tech strategies […]

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March 15, 2024

Why Dangerous Driving Is Surging in America

In the United States, more than 278 million personal and commercial vehicles were registered to drivers in 2022, reports Forbes. In that same year, an estimated 43,000 people (NHTSA) died on American roadways due to motor vehicle crashes. While that yearly number (the most recent statistical data) is slightly lower compared to 2021, we have […]

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January 19, 2024

Top Technologies from 2023 that Can Benefit Law Enforcement Agencies

Humanity has become increasingly reliant upon technology. As new and advanced tech is introduced, the more we integrate it into our lives. Technology permeates all areas of our lives, especially in the workplace. It’s essential to most businesses, including law enforcement agencies, and continues to offer multiple benefits, from enhanced safety to cost and time […]

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November 3, 2023

Benefits of In-Car Video Systems for Police Accountability

It is now very common for law enforcement agencies across the United States to have body cameras and in-car video systems for their patrol vehicles. In 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice reported that 49 percent of all U.S. general-purpose law enforcement agencies had body-worn cameras (BWCs) but about 70 percent were using dashboard cameras. […]

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October 27, 2023

How Rapid DNA Testing Is Changing the Future of Investigations

Fingerprints have been used in police investigations in the United States since the early 1900s. The first court case using fingerprint evidence was in 1911, and fingerprint evidentiary techniques have been used by police ever since. More than seventy years later, technology and science have taken this type of identification evidence to the next level. […]

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August 7, 2023

Three Benefits of Body Worn Camera Programs

Body worn cameras (BWCs) have rapidly become the new norm for law enforcement officers and the communities they serve. As a law enforcement tool, BWCs have been utilized in the field since 2005, originating in the United Kingdom. American law agencies began incorporating body-worn cameras about ten years later.  Across the spectrum of industries, the […]

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July 31, 2023

Kustom Signals Leads the Way with Enforceable Evidence

Evidence is a key component when it comes to crime convictions. In the United States, “a presumption of innocence,” states Cornell Law School, “means that any defendant in a criminal trial is assumed to be innocent until they have been proven guilty.” How can guilt be proven? It often falls to evidence. Even individuals not […]

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July 21, 2023

How Camera Technology Is Evolving to Support Law Enforcement

Cameras are widely used by law enforcement officers as a reliable way to combat speed violators and capture evidence of law breaking. Major cities around the world and cross-continent highways all over the globe have installed speed cameras to make roads safer, turning them into one of the most valuable tools for traffic enforcement. According […]

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June 23, 2023

5 Vehicle Models Most Likely to Be Pulled Over for Speeding

As long as we have roadways and drivers, traffic violations will happen. An estimated 50,000 drivers are pulled over by law enforcement each day—about 20 million traffic stops annually. The causes of traffic stops range from expired plates to more serious infractions, such as distracted driving.  One of the most dangerous driving behaviors that can […]

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