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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...

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.

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...

The Fantastic Four: Tech Innovations that will soon become essential

The Fantastic Four: Tech Innovations that will soon become essential

Posted: Sunday - 10.11.2020 @ 10:26pm

You could accurately say that the police’s ultimate goal of keeping society safe is becoming both easier and more difficult at the same time, and this can be attributed to technology...

Police Response to Domestic Violence Calls During Covid-19

Police Response to Domestic Violence Calls During Covid-19

Posted: Sunday - 10.4.2020 @ 9:38pm

Victims of domestic violence (DV) are yet another casualty of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. When American citizens were advised to stay home this spring, police departments across the country reported a decrease in the incidence of crimes such as car theft and armed robberies. DV calls, however, increased sharply.