Tag: New Technology
July 16, 2024

Should You Mount RADAR Antennas Outside the Vehicle?

Speeding was the contributing factor in nearly thirty percent of all traffic fatalities in 2022, reports the National Safety Council. Speeding kills an average of more than thirty-three people every day. RADAR Tools for Law Enforcement Provide a Solution Christian Andreas Doppler first defined the concept in 1842 as what has become the foundation for […]

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March 28, 2024

Kustom Signals Presents Webinar on Video Programs for Your Police Agency

The integration of technology is essential for law enforcement as a key tool for enhancing transparency, accountability, and community trust.  Kustom Signals will address key tech strategies for achieving these goals in an upcoming free online presentation: Empowering Policing: Initiating a Body-Worn Camera or In-Car Video Program for Your Police Agency. This informative webinar will […]

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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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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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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 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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