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Stronger than Kevlar? The latest in Bulletproof Tech

Stronger than Kevlar? The latest in Bulletproof Tech

Posted: Friday - 8.28.2020 @ 1:56am

Bulletproof vests are commonly made from a material called Kevlar, which apart from also being found in military grade body armor, can appear in frying pans, parachutes, sneakers, tennis rackets and smartphones.

Why Variable Message Signs should be Central to Traffic Enforcement Strategies

Why Variable Message Signs should be Central to Traffic Enforcement Strategies

Posted: Friday - 8.14.2020 @ 7:26pm

VMS (Variable Message Signs) are digital road signs that have many aliases: CMS, DMS and EMS, which stand for changeable, dynamic, and electronic message signs, respectively...

The law enforcement innovations that lower crime rates around the world

The law enforcement innovations that lower crime rates around the world

Posted: Wednesday - 8.12.2020 @ 9:32pm

A combination of technology and innovation around the world can help US police departments in multiple ways; from ensuring personal safety, to improving relationships with the community. What can we learn from the most recent developments in policing?

Key Differences Between Policing the COVID-19 & 1918 Flu Pandemics

Key Differences Between Policing the COVID-19 & 1918 Flu Pandemics

Posted: Friday - 7.24.2020 @ 10:30am

Considering how primitive medicine was in 1918, as well as the fact that sophisticated police equipment was still a distant dream, it is easy to wonder how order was maintained during such a chaotic time...

The Speeding Pandemic that has Taken Hold of America’s Roads During COVID-19

The Speeding Pandemic that has Taken Hold of America’s Roads During COVID-19

Posted: Sunday - 7.19.2020 @ 7:36pm

According to the transportation-data firm Inrix, at the beginning of the restrictions enforced by the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19, traffic nationwide decreased 41 percent compared with pre-pandemic volumes...

3 Versatile Devices to Enhance Everyday Officer Safety and Effectiveness

3 Versatile Devices to Enhance Everyday Officer Safety and Effectiveness

Posted: Wednesday - 7.8.2020 @ 11:43pm

Regardless of gender, race or age, 46% of officers associated with being “nearly always” or “often” preoccupied with their physical safety, whilst men and new officers are more likely to report violent encounters.