Tag: Policing
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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April 3, 2023

4 Ways to Protect Pedestrians with Safer Speeds

Pedestrian fatalities caused by vehicular accidents are at an all-time high. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports 6,516 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in 2020. Unfortunately, that number increased by more than 11 percent in 2021 to 7,485 – that’s roughly 20 deaths a day. In fact, pedestrian deaths have been rising […]

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March 17, 2023

What Is the National Roadway Safety Strategy?

The National Roadway Safety Strategy has been developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation to address the crisis on our roadways. Between 2011 and 2020, more than 370,000 people in the United States died in transportation incidents. Transportation incidents include air, water, railroad, and roadway fatalities. However, roadway deaths account for a staggering 94.2 percent […]

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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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February 27, 2023

Importance of Tuning Fork Tests to Verify RADAR Accuracy

Since 1947, RADAR has been used by law enforcement to measure the speed of vehicles. As the years and technology have advanced, RADAR as a law enforcement tool has become more accurate and easier to use. While RADAR can be essential for identifying speeding violations, if its accuracy is in question, the case may not […]

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