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A Civilian-Police Partnership: Fort Worth’s New Civilian Response Unit

A Civilian-Police Partnership: Fort Worth’s New Civilian Response Unit

Posted: Monday - 4.5.2021 @ 10:25pm

With a duty to respond to every call made to the police department, police officers often find themselves stretched thin and they may struggle to juggle their time, and every officer fears they may attend one call only to miss another that results in a life-or-death situation. This is exactly why the Fort Worth Police Department in Texas has implemented an innovative Civilian Response Unit (CRU) to alleviate the stress of police officers throughout the city.

How South Korea’s K-Cops are Helping in the Fight Against International Crime

How South Korea’s K-Cops are Helping in the Fight Against International Crime

Posted: Tuesday - 3.23.2021 @ 12:35am

The Korean Wave is in full swing. From pop music sensations BTS, to the Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’, South Korea’s cultural exports have truly entered the mainstream. But high-quality entertainment is far from all this booming nation has to offer: South Korea is starting to make a name for itself in police education.

The Raptor RP-1: The Perfect Radar For Police Motorcycles

The Raptor RP-1: The Perfect Radar For Police Motorcycles

Posted: Tuesday - 3.9.2021 @ 10:28pm

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.

How RADAR Speed Displays Can Play a Role In Community Policing

How RADAR Speed Displays Can Play a Role In Community Policing

Posted: Sunday - 3.7.2021 @ 8:54pm

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.

The Directional Talon KA & Falcon HR K-Band hand-held RADAR: Unbeatable Performance At A Great Price

The Directional Talon KA & Falcon HR K-Band hand-held RADAR: Unbeatable Performance At A Great Price

Posted: Tuesday - 2.16.2021 @ 11:28am

At Kustom Signals, we have developed two hand-held 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 hand-held 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.

How To Stay Safe During a Foot Pursuit

How To Stay Safe During a Foot Pursuit

Posted: Wednesday - 2.10.2021 @ 9:49am

Far from the notion of headstrong officers bravely hunting down criminals with little thought to the procedure, foot pursuits require a detailed analysis of the surrounding area, a cool head, and utmost regard to safety protocol. So what should police officers keep in mind when it comes to foot pursuits? As a useful refresher, here are three simple steps that should be taken before and during a chase.