What is the role the firefighter plays in an arson investigation?

The Role the Firefighter Plays at an Arson Investigation

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  A firefighter plays many roles throughout his career. What is the role the firefighter plays at an arson investigation? Lou Giancursio reflects on some of his past arson cases and the many hats he wore at the Rochester Fire Department.   My dad, retired Firefighter Louis Giancursio, was first hired in the late 1970’s…. Read More


OSCR for Fire Q&A: What do Arson Investigators Look for during an Investigation?

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In this blog series, OSCR Edu-Techie, Carmella sits down with her father, Lou Giancursio, a former Rochester City Firefighter with over 20 years of experience. Giancursio answers some key questions around pre-planning and emergency management, outlining what do arson investigators look for during a fire investigation.   Q: What do arson investigators look for during… Read More

2018 4910LR Promo

The 2018 4910LR Promo is Back!

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Well, it’s that time of the year again! Baked goods, holiday decor, hot cocoa and sparkling lights. The air is getting colder, UPS drivers are working overtime, and there are carols playing everywhere you go. Ok…so this actually isn’t going to be one of those blogs. This time of year in the law enforcement profession… Read More

World Concern to Provide Clean Water

Partnering with World Concern to Provide Clean Water

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Last year, RAD and Gayle’s son, Rob, traveled to Africa to visit a village sponsored by World Concern, an international non-profit organization that partners with the most impoverished countries in the world, teaching and working alongside villages to create viable, long-term progress. On his trip, Rob spent time in Maramara, a village in Eastern Chad… Read More

Spherical Images

It’s All About Perspective, Part 2 – Spherical Images

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  Spherical 360-degree photography is revolutionizing crime scene evidence capture and courtroom presentation. In addition to capturing the crime scene with minimal disturbance and catering to today’s demands for hi-tech courtrooms, as discussed in “It’s all about Perspective Part One: Courtroom Perspective,” 360-degree spherical images have several outstanding applications.   A Virtual Reality Tool Spherical photography… Read More

Courtroom Perspective

It’s All About Perspective Part 1 – Courtroom Perspective

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Perspective /pər’ spektiv/ n. a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view. It’s All About Courtroom Perspective In the courtroom, it is the attorney’s job to influence the attitudes of the jury, and deliver a conviction by presenting solid evidence. Traditionally, courtroom perspective has been influenced by verbal testimony, still… Read More

Policeman's Ball 2018

Backing the Blue…Both In and Out of the Office

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We’ve been doing business with law enforcement for 17+ years, and our relationship with law enforcement started out as just that – business. But times change. As we got to know some of our law enforcement clients and really took the time to listen, our relationship with many municipalities began to change. We’ve developed close… Read More

Meet the L-Tron Marketing Team

The Evolution of the L-Tron Marketing Team

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“…and the winner of the 2018 Pinnacle Marketing Awards goes to…. L-Tron Corporation!” How did L-Tron Corporation, a data collection and industrial automation company – NOT a marketing firm, manage to win a prestigious marketing award from the American Marketing Academy (AMA)? It all started about 8 years ago.. RAD DeRose, L-Tron’s President and CEO,… Read More

CSI Effect

Two sides of the story: CSI Effect

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Written by Carmella Giancursio Crime and courtroom dramas captivate millions of viewers worldwide, so it comes as no surprise to discover popular shows like CSI and Law and Order have huge impact off-screen. Many judges and attorneys report an increase in a phenomenon known as the “CSI Effect.” The CSI Effect is thought to be… Read More

flash bang vs light grenade

Light Grenade VS Flash Bang

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Written by Carmella Giancursio   Have you heard of a Light Grenade? Often when we ask people that question, the common response is a Light Grenade is a “flashbang” which may also be referred to as a “stun grenade” or “flash grenade”. Guess what? They’re wrong. What is a Light Grenade? A Light Grenade is… Read More