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News To Brighten Your Day: 3 Stories Of Life-Saving Police Officers

News To Brighten Your Day: 3 Stories Of Life-Saving Police Officers

Posted: Tuesday - 12.29.2020 @ 9:52pm

At Kustom Signals, we like to hail the positives in everyday policing, so we share how at different times during this year, three officers from across the US found themselves in situations where the life of a child was at risk. Without hesitating, and pushing all fears aside, these heroic officers stepped in and did everything they could to save lives.

The Rise of Drug Abuse During the Pandemic (and Grants available to Police Departments)

The Rise of Drug Abuse During the Pandemic (and Grants available to Police Departments)

Posted: Wednesday - 12.9.2020 @ 11:51pm

A record-breaking 71,000 overdose deaths were recorded in 2019, and this year’s count is set to be higher. With a rise of more than 30% by the end of August, Kentucky stood out as the hardest hit state...

After Nearly Six Months Battling COVID-19, This NYPD Officer Survived

After Nearly Six Months Battling COVID-19, This NYPD Officer Survived

Posted: Monday - 11.23.2020 @ 12:05am

Even when optimism is scarce, there is room for surprises. Such was the case of veteran NYPD officer Yvan Pierre-Louis, 59, who was discharged from hospital in mid-September after fighting COVID-19 for 168 days. His journey was an extremely tough one; he spent more than four months on ventilation, two of which he was in a coma.

How ‘Man’s Best Friend’ Became The Best Police Partner

How ‘Man’s Best Friend’ Became The Best Police Partner

Posted: Sunday - 11.22.2020 @ 11:47pm

Ever since dogs were first domesticated thousands of years ago, they have proven to be the most loyal and fearless companions humans could ever have. As early as the golden age of Rome, dogs have been used for protection and hunting. But it was not until the mid-to-late 19th century when the idea of formally including dogs as members of a police department gained ground.

10 Classic Police Movies To Kill Your Boredom

10 Classic Police Movies To Kill Your Boredom

Posted: Sunday - 11.22.2020 @ 11:26pm

Could there be something better than a good cop movie? Probably not. Especially in these times, when catching a movie at the cinema or meeting with our friends for a beer or coffee is not as simple as it used to be, we need as much entertainment at home as possible. Whether you’re more into comedy, drama or thrillers, there will certainly be something for you in the list below...

Meet Chicago Police’s New Anti-Violence Strategy

Meet Chicago Police’s New Anti-Violence Strategy

Posted: Wednesday - 10.28.2020 @ 10:14pm

The city’s most violent month in 28 years has coincided with the announcement of a new anti-violence strategy by Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown. It consists of the establishment and deployment of two new teams...