Category: Urban Policing
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 30, 2023

Helping Teens to Become Safe and Capable Drivers

The United States has nearly 230 million licensed drivers. Just over 11 million of those drivers are between the ages of 15 to 20 years old, according to the 2020 statistics compiled by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.) Tragically, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for this age group (15 […]

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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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June 13, 2023

4 Major Safety Tips to Consider During a Suspect Pursuit

Law enforcement officers are faced with life or death situations on a daily basis. One of the most difficult assessments an officer must make on the scene, and in a matter of seconds, is whether or not to pursue a suspect in a high speed chase. When the subject of a traffic stop or someone […]

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June 9, 2023

Kustom Signals Eagle 3 Certification Management Feature

In 2018, Kustom Signals released the revolutionary Eagle® 3 directional RADAR, which has since become an extremely popular choice among law enforcement agencies for the ultimate in RADAR technology. Eagle 3 Technology The first RADAR to independently verify the Doppler patrol speed without an electrical connection to the patrol vehicle, the Eagle 3 has patented […]

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May 19, 2023

4 Ways Agencies Can Help with Police Staffing Issues

The police staffing challenge has plagued agencies across the country for years. After 9/11, a more expansive role for law enforcement was needed within communities, leading to the need for more officers. However, since the mid to late 2000s, the numbers have taken a downturn. Police staffing shortages have unfortunately become the norm. Trends By […]

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May 12, 2023

How We All Can Prioritize Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian deaths have increased by 60 percent over the last ten years. The GHSA (Governors Highway Safety Association) stated in a report from February 2023, “Drivers in the United States struck and killed 3,434 people in the first half of 2022.” The numbers rolling out of 2022 follow horrific numbers from 2021, a year that […]

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May 1, 2023

Why Quick Public Release of Police Camera Footage Is Important

The use of body worn cameras (BWC) by law enforcement officers has risen significantly in the last several years. Reports from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) show that nearly half of general-purpose law enforcement agencies had acquired body worn cameras by 2016. Fast forward to today, and we know that number has jumped. With […]

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April 20, 2023

The Power of AI in Police Body Worn Cameras & Back Office Capabilities

The power of AI was once a science fiction tale, theoretical and something to be experienced in the far-off future. The term artificial intelligence was created in 1956—nearly 70 years ago. The early days of AI focused on basic problem solving and analytics. As the science of AI evolved, so did its applications, from deep […]

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April 6, 2023

What Law Enforcement Can Do to Combat Drugged Driving

Drugged driving is a serious issue that affects public safety. The term refers to the act of operating a vehicle while impaired due to the effects of recent drug use. Like drunk driving, drugged driving puts the driver, passengers, and everyone else on the road in serious danger. Law enforcement plays a key role in […]

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