Category: Police Culture
January 31, 2022

Law Enforcement Officers Now Required to Record All Juvenile Interrogations

As of January 2022, House Bill 1223 will take effect, requiring law enforcement officers nationwide to electronically record audio and video footage of all interrogations of juveniles or related to a felony. Prior to this Bill, the decision to require or not require interrogations to be recorded was made on a state by state basis.  This will […]

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January 26, 2022

Tips For Designing Autonomous Law Enforcement Technology

It takes a lot of courage to work in law enforcement. It is a job where conflict is inevitable – as much as officers want to enforce the law, criminals don’t want to be caught. For better or worse, putting yourself in the middle of a potentially dangerous conflict is part of the job.  However, […]

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January 25, 2022

Germany’s Roads Without Speed Limits: How Safe Could They Possibly Be?

In 1920s Germany, the government came up with the idea of a federally-controlled network of car-only roads that would stretch across the whole country. The idea might seem simple to us today, with our own highways running the length and breadth of the US, but for the time and place, this was still a novel […]

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January 21, 2022

Tailgating In the US And Around The World

We all know how dangerous speeding can be and that it’s a major factor in both the frequency and severity of traffic accidents. But what other behaviors contribute to accidents on our roads?  One factor that sometimes goes ignored is tailgating or driving too close to the car in front. It’s estimated that tailgating is […]

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January 20, 2022

How Body-Worn Technology Improves Officer Safety

Since body worn cameras (BWCs) were first introduced to police departments in the US, they have been the subject of a huge amount of speculation and debate. And while much has been said and written about how police body worn cameras (BWCs) affect police transparency and public relations, much less has been said about how […]

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January 20, 2022

3 Key Areas to Place Speed Trailers

Any job can be made easier with the right tools. But of course, even the best tools need to be used effectively, or they won’t produce great results. When it comes to keeping our roads safe, one of the key tools available to law enforcement are speed trailers. While we know that they work in helping […]

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January 17, 2022

Is Virtual Reality the Future of Law Enforcement Training?

Many specialists have confirmed that Virtual Reality (VR) can play a very significant role in the evolution and improvement of law enforcement training. The reason behind this is related to the help that new police technologies offer in terms of de-escalation, empathy, decision making and better handling of situations. Could this be the right time […]

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December 30, 2021

Boosting Officer Morale: The Importance of Resilience Training In Law Enforcement

As an officer, the list of responsibilities can seem endless: from controlling traffic, patrolling neighborhoods, responding to emergency calls, to arresting violators, testifying in court and educational outreach, communities rely on their police to keep them safe.  It’s a job that is as varied as it is indispensable. With some much importance put on police […]

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December 29, 2021

The Law Enforcement Trends That Shaped Policing in 2021

While every year comes with its ups and downs, it seems fair to say that, globally speaking, the past two years have proven to be particularly difficult. However, alongside these challenges we’ve also seen some exciting developments.  From social issues to technological progress, our lives seem to be changing faster than ever. Many of us […]

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December 28, 2021

3 Kustom Signals Products That Can Save Lives On The Road This New Year

The holiday season always brings new challenges for police officers. While this may be a period for family and joy, it’s also a particularly busy time of the year. From holiday shopping and preparing large meals to hosting family and friends, it’s far from a completely relaxing time.  Roads are usually busier, and a lot […]

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