In New York City, there is a dearth of police officers on the payroll. Everyone is lining up for retirement funds or they are simply resigning. This does stem partly from the COVID-19 pandemic. However, after the baby boomer generation fully retires, we can expect to see this happening across a variety of industries throughout […]
As if there hasn’t been enough bad news lately, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released some very troubling numbers concerning traffic fatalities in 2019. Approximately 31,720 people died in motor vehicle crashes throughout the United States between January and September 2021, representing an increase of about 12% over the same period of […]
Road fatalities are on the rise. Learn how new speed enforcement equipment and technologies can fight against this trend. Kustom Signals is hosting a free online webinar to discuss speed enforcement solutions on Wednesday, July 20th at 11AM Central. The Kustom Signals team will be interviewing Kent Hayes, our Senior Product Manager of Speed Products. […]
While static signs are still more commonplace, digital and dynamic speed signs are becoming an increasingly regular sighting on our nation’s roads. But how effective are these signs? Are they just gimmicks, or is there a real link between digital speed displays and safer roads?
One of the most important, and seldom recognized, tasks of most police departments is to help keep their communities safe on the roads. As much as the average member of the public can be trusted to keep themselves and the people around them safe, it only takes one reckless driver to create a tragedy. We […]
In the past ten to fifteen years we’ve seen electric car technology take some massive leaps forward. Although people have toyed with the idea of electric cars since the late 1800s, fully electric cars have struggled to compete with the classic internal combustion engine. Arguably, this changed with the release of the Tesla Roadster in […]
With its compact size, directional capability, and reliable performance, Kustom Signals’ Raptor RP-1 is one of the most popular speed detection radars on the market. This article will explore some of the key reasons why this radar is the perfect choice for officers on two wheels.
Studies have shown that community policing can improve trust and give people a more positive perception of their local officers. But which products can departments use to help them implement this type of policing? In this article, we’ll explain how RADAR speed displays can be a vital tool for carrying out a good community policing strategy.
At Kustom Signals, we have developed two handheld RADAR models that provide the accuracy and reliability of our widely acclaimed Eagle 3, at a lower price point. These are the Directional Talon, a high-performance KA-band handheld RADAR, and the Falcon HR, a hand-held directional K-band device. In this article, we will examine both options with the aim of helping you decide which one best suits your department’s needs.