Tag: Crime
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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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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December 19, 2023

How to Spot the Signs of Drunk Driving & What to Do

Holiday parties were back in full force in 2022 after a significant decline due to the pandemic, and 2023 appears to be a year filled with just as many festive gatherings and events. From Thanksgiving through the New Year, thousands of people will attend celebrations with family, friends, and colleagues. Unfortunately, some will never make […]

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December 12, 2023

How Digital Evidence Management Saves Departments Money

As technology continues to advance, often at what seems like exponential speed, a workplace has to change, adapt, and evolve. Police departments and law enforcement agencies across the country and the world grapple daily with the changes these technological advances bring. While new tech often offers many benefits to a police department, from enhanced safety […]

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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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September 29, 2023

Are Tuning Fork Tests Still Necessary?

Considering today’s emerging technology and advanced RADAR equipment, some agencies are now asking if tuning fork tests are relevant and still necessary. In this post, we will examine this question. While civilians may think of a tuning fork as a metal, two-pronged device used to adjust the pitch standards of a musical instrument, law enforcement […]

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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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March 3, 2023

Traffic Stops Play A Vital Role in Combating Human Trafficking

One of the primary ways police agencies serve and protect the community is by uncovering and investigating activity that suggests criminal behavior. Police traffic stops provide an ideal opportunity for law enforcement officers to observe and identify human trafficking crimes that may be taking place in their jurisdictions.  Given the highly effective role that police […]

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January 11, 2023

How Gated Communities and HOA Laws Can Affect Law Enforcement

The allure of living in a gated community has spread exponentially and home buyers have migrated en masse to live in neighborhoods governed by an HOA. However, the privately owned roads of the gated community can be problematic for law enforcement. Benefits and Limitations of Living in a Gated Community A gated community isn’t for […]

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September 8, 2022

5 Ways Police Dash Cams Can Help Reduce Crime

Dash cams are fast becoming standard equipment in both police and civilian vehicles. Dash cams can help reduce crime by providing a dependable and credible eyewitness in a wide range of situations. No matter what happens, this ‘silent witness’ is always there, ready to help. Here are just five ways police dash cams help reduce […]

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