Category: Kustom News
June 14, 2017


Lenexa, KS, June 14, 2017 – Kustom Signals, Inc. is now shipping the LaserCam 4 LR for long range target tracking. The LaserCam 4 LR is an optical lens accessory that utilizes a tripod mounted yoke and a telephoto camera lens and doubles the operational distance at which the LaserCam 4 can identify target registration plates and other offenses. The LaserCam 4 LR is able to provide video or photo evidence and identify European style registration plates up to 400 meters (1312 feet) at a much lower cost than competing solutions.

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June 1, 2017

Kustom Signals Ka Radar Rel Listed in Canada

Lenexa, KS, June 1, 2017 – Kustom Signals, Inc. announced today that they have the first and currently only Ka-band traffic safety RADAR certified for legal distribution in Canada that meets the new RSS210 standard.  Two product families offered by Kustom Signals that utilize Ka-band frequencies are now listed on the Radio Equipment List (REL) […]

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May 26, 2017

Yardarm and Kustom Signals Join Forces To Deliver Holster Activated Body-Worn Video

Kustom will offer a Yardarm Holster Aware enabled Vantage Video System that auto-activates body-worn cameras when an officer’s firearm is unholstered.

Alpharetta, GA and Lenexa, KS – May 24, 2017 – Yardarm Technologies, Inc., a technology leader of public safety Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions for law enforcement, private security and the military, today announced the signing of a distribution agreement for Kustom Signals to resell the Yardarm Holster Aware™ sensor. The jointly developed solution enhances Kustom’s Vantage Body Worn Video system by adding automatic record activation upon weapon unholstering.

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May 5, 2016

We’ve Got Your Back

The integration of in-car video and body-worn video to a powerful digital video management solution, Eyewitness Data Vault, is the smart choice.

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October 28, 2015

Kustom Signals Celebrates 50 Years in Chanute, Kansas

Kustom Signals, Inc. is Chanute born and bred. In 1965, Kustom began making audio amplifiers and has since become a leading global supplier of products that protect both the public and law enforcement officers. Kustom is celebrating its 50th year which recently culminated on October 8th with a day of factory tours, dinner at The Venue on Main Street, and a night of casino games (no cash allowed). Speaking at the celebration were Betsy Reynolds, President of the Chanute Chamber of Commerce; Tim Fairchild, Chanute’s Mayor; Jeff King, Kansas State Senator for the 15th Senate District; and Gary Braswell, Chairman of MPD, Inc. which is the parent of Kustom Signals.

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October 22, 2015


Kustom Signals, Inc. announced today that their newest in-car video (ICV) system, Eyewitness HD, will be available for demonstrations at IACP in Chicago (Booth 4042). Eyewitness HD offers a 7” tablet with intuitive touch screen controller making for clean, easy interaction. The system will also interface with your MDC as an alternative, or in addition to the tablet. The MDC interface includes a convenient, compact control box that supports critical system controls in the event your MDC malfunctions or is simply removed from the vehicle. The tablet and MDC user interfaces are essentially identical allowing officers to switch from one to the other in a mixed fleet scenario without missing a beat.

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October 20, 2015

Kustom Signals Announces Vantage Body-Worn Video

Kustom Signals, Inc. announced today that their new body-worn video product, Eyewitness Vantage, will be available for demonstration at IACP in Chicago in October (Booth 4042).

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October 15, 2015

Patent Pending Features Added to our Most Popular Products

Kustom Signals adds new patent pending features to our most popular products! Stop by our booth at IACP, #4042, or contact sales at any time to schedule a demonstration (800.458.7866).

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November 20, 2014

Camera Purchase for Police was a Wise City Investment

Another instance where body-worn video has proven to be a wise investment was written about in The Herald-Times. “Read More” for the full article.

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November 11, 2014

MPD Acquires Kustom Signals, Inc.

Gary J. Braswell, President and CEO of MPD, Inc., announced today that MPD had acquired Kustom Signals, Inc. (“Kustom”), effective November 4, 2014.

Kustom, with headquarters in Lenexa, Kansas, and a manufacturing facility in Chanute, Kansas, is an electronics manufacturer dedicated to serving the equipment needs of worldwide law enforcement. Having started as a designer of professional audio amplifiers in the 1960s, Kustom is now a leading developer and manufacturer of traffic enforcement equipment deployed on a global basis, including radar, laser, laser video, in-car video, motorcycle video and radar, speed monitoring and messaging trailers, as well as a collaborator and reseller of body worn video and automated license plate recognition systems. Kustom also designs and manufactures lasers used in the general surveying and asset management sectors. MPD’s MPH Industries, Inc. subsidiary (“MPH”) has operated in markets similar to Kustom in the past.

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