2019 CHIA Conference

by admin 19. February 2019 08:48

Join in and help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the annual (California Homicide Investigators Association) CHIA conference. Held February 26 - March 1 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, the conference is the place for crime scene investigators, homicide investigators and other law enforcement professionals from the Western U.S. to see the latest information, services and technologies for their profession. More...

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Drone Mapping: Aerial and Ground Measurements

by TNyland 14. February 2019 11:26

The rapid advancement and multiplying options have drastically reduced the cost of drones, shifting business models for a variety of industries. The number of public safety agencies acquiring drones has risen by 82% in the last year alone. Drones and lasers are transforming the way investigators collect their data on scene and are rapidly becoming one of the most invaluable tools for investigators who are tasked with accurate crash, crime, and fire analysis.

Drones provide many benefits to crash, crime, and fire investigators, and while there is a cool and fun element to flying a drone there are extensive rules, regulations, and certifications that need to be completed before one is able to fly their drone high in the sky and take their investigative skills to the next level. More...

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New Ohio Traffic Laws Are Aiming to Reduce Distracted Drivers

by TNyland 12. February 2019 07:33

Distracted driving killed one person every two and a half hours in 2016. According to the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), 3,450 people were killed by distracted driving in 2016.

On October 29, 2018, Ohio's House Bill 95 went into effect. With this bill, law enforcement officers are not required to prove that a driver is texting while operating a vehicle, but only that a moving violation has occurred, and/or that the driver was distracted at the time. More...

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MACP Winter Conference 2019

by admin 4. February 2019 12:12

The 2019 Winter Conference for the Michigan Association Chiefs of Police is being held February 6-8, 2019 at the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, MI. Held every year, the MACP conference offers an abundance of opportunities for attendees. From educational sessions - case studies, presentations and meetings; along with the latest in products and technologies; to the invaluable chance to network with others in the industry. More...

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Revolutionizing Crash Reconstruction with Drones and Lasers

by TNyland 23. January 2019 12:18

Drones and lasers aide traffic crash officials in reducing secondary crashes by spending less time on scene.

"Road safety is an issue that does not receive anywhere near the attention it deserves – and it really is one of our great opportunities to save lives around the world," Michael Bloomberg, WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Disease and Injuries. The Global Status Report on Road Safety of 2018 states that road traffic accidents claim more than 1.35 million lives each year: globally. That's 3,750 lives each day. Furthermore, road traffic crashes are now the leading cause of death for individuals between the ages of 5 and 29 years old. More...

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IACP Mid-Winter Conference

by admin 22. January 2019 11:32

The IACP Mid Winter Conference and Trade Show is taking place January 23 at the Crowne Plaza in Indianapolis, IN. Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) will be in attendance showcasing our Traffic Safety Products in booth #12 so please swing by and see our latest products. Speed enforcement, crash and crime scene investigation, distracted driving and traffic engineering, LTI products has been assisting law enforcement officers and agencies for over 30 years.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

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School Safety Zones: Is Your Child Really Safe?

by TNyland 28. December 2018 09:01

School Safety Zones: Is Your Child Really Safe?

57 million children travel daily to and from school in America, either walking, biking, taking the bus, or are being dropped off. School safety zones require drivers to slow down and take precaution for potential children that may be around: however, traffic accidents are the leading cause of injuries/death for school-aged children. School safety zones are the most prevalent for a child to be struck by a vehicle compared to any other location.

School zones are areas outside of schools, playgrounds, and areas immediately around any type of school bus or transport vehicle with children being both picked up and dropped off. More...

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Distracted Drivers Increase Motorcycle Fatalities

by TNyland 20. December 2018 11:11

America's distracted driving epidemic is increasing the amount of motorcycle fatalities throughout the country. A study that was recently published in Social Science & Medicine discovered that states who implement strict law bans on cell phone usage reduce motorcycle fatality rates by as much as 11%.

Researchers analyzed the total number of traffic-related fatalities from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System between the years of 2005 – 2015: specifically, motorcycle-related deaths throughout the country. More...

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The Pros and Cons of Today's Mapping Technology

by TNyland 17. December 2018 13:15

Many traditional crash, crime, and fire scene mapping practices are being replaced by the advancement of new mapping technology in today's marketplace. With the addition of drones, 3D scanners, robotic total stations, and LTI lasers, it's enough to make any investigator's head spin. Searching for the right equipment that best suits you and/or your department’s needs while staying in budget can be a discouraging task.

With an ever-evolving landscape of mapping technology, Laser Technology (LTI) developed a four-part webinar series dedicated to crash, crime, and fire investigators to help educate and share information regarding today's mapping technology. The first webinar "Today's Mapping Technology: The Pros and Cons of It All," was hosted on December 4th, 2018 to over 100 attendees. More...

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New Mexico Law Enforcement Conference 2018

by admin 27. November 2018 13:46

The New Mexico Law Enforcement Conference 2018 is being held December 12-14 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Albuquerque, NM. Traffic Safety professionals will get a chance to attend educational sessions and workshops, learn from industry experts, see the latest in products and services, plus network with other law enforcement professionals while at the conference. More...

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