Which Density Meter Does Law Enforcement Use?

Law enforcement has many choices when it comes to using a density meter. Many law enforcement agencies know what the best one is to use in their everyday mission of combating contraband.

Campbell/Harris Security Equipment Company (CSECO) is the home of the first and flagship product, the Buster K910B Density meter, the world’s first-ever density meter used for contraband detection. As it is the original density meter used for this purpose, it remains the best and the most recommended density meter on the market.

It’s really no wonder -- a law enforcement agency itself was part of the development and creation of the Buster K910B. No less than the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents contributed input while working with CSECO's founder Patrick J. Harris back in the 1980s. Harris had been asked by the federal government to come up with a device that would help the law enforcement agents quickly and effectively locate contraband.

The Buster K910B is considered the "gold standard" of contraband detection tools, but CSECO was not done enhancing its features. Now, the fruits of their labor have finally arrived with the release of the updated the Buster K910B -- the Buster K910G!

The Buster K910G still retains the amazing features of the K910B: it still emits a low-intensity gamma radiation and scintillation detector. This sophisticated technology brings positive results for our law enforcement agents, like the CBP officers, while searching for contraband. The Buster K910G can scan through almost every type of material -- metal, reinforced plastic, wood, stone, brick, carton, and even organic matter like soil and water.

The Buster K910G's fast performance doesn't compromise the accuracy of its findings. Whether you're scanning an average-sized vehicle (which takes about five minutes) or an average-sized room (which will take about 10 minutes), the Buster K910G retains its accuracy and detects differences in density which may indicate there is hidden contraband. It picks up four readings per second, allowing the officers to move to the next area of inspection, and still provides accurate results.

And as the world's first and still the finest density meter, the Buster can detect every type of hidden contraband -- narcotics, illegal and prescribed drugs, alcohol, currency, weapons and explosives. Not only that, the Buster K910G also has the RAD-Aware technology that detects the presence of radiation. Once the Buster detects abnormal and potentially dangerous quantities of radiation, the first responders will then be able to establish safety zones to keep other officers as well as civilians out of harm's way.

The Buster K910G features some remarkable improvements from the K910B:

  • 7.5 micro curie Barium 133 source, which is 25% or more or less than that of our rivals
  • No more harmful lead-based interior components

The Buster K910G is now the safest density meter option for law enforcement users as well as being environmentally responsible.

Can your current contraband detecting tool that uses ultraviolet wave, radio wave, microwave and millimeter wave, do all the things that the Buster is capable of doing? Are they able to scan through different materials? Are they able to detect and locate different types of hidden contraband? Will they perform as fast and as accurate as the Buster? Or do they also detect quantities of radiation? Finally, are they also guaranteed safe to use?

Not only law enforcement agencies across the United States use the Buster. Although the Buster K910G is primarily sold to federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, international law enforcement agencies such as those in Mexico are also starting to recognize the Buster's accuracy and dependability. The Buster K910G is used in over 70 countries around the world -- proof that the Buster is still the most trusted density meter.

In the end, which contraband detection and narcotics tool do American and international law enforcement use and still prefer to use? They prefer the Buster K910G Density Meter from CSECO.

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Tony Harris, President and CEO, and Pat Campbell, founder, of CSECO explain about the Buster density meter and other contraband detectors.

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