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San Jose PD Testing TASER AXON Video System

November 4, 2009
The portable AXON cameras, made by Taser International, are expected to be given to 72 San Jose officers in late November or early December, police said. The cameras can record an officer's point of view for up to 10 1/2 hours, and police say the devices will help officers write more accurate reports and aid officers if their actions are called in to question.

TASER CEO Clarifies Chest Shot Guideline

October 27, 2009
TASER CEO Rick Smith says he is surprised by the uproar, which was caused by an article in the Arizona Republic, and that the targeting model was not changed because the company sees greater risk of cardiac events from chest shots.

'Last Samurai' Arrested After Attacking Officer

October 20, 2009
A suicidal Pennsylvania man who threatened to torch his apartment attacked a SWAT officer with a Samurai sword, and then was taken into custody when that officer used his Taser to subdue him, the Daily Times reports.

Officer Remains On Duty After Stun Gun Use Questioned

October 19, 2009
Fort Worth police officer Stephanie Phillips will remain on active duty while a grand jury reviews an incident where she twice Tasered a mentally ill man who later died, the Star-Telegram reports.

EDW TASER Holster

October 19, 2009
Safariland's comprehensive line of Automatic Locking System (ALS) duty holsters for Electrical Discharge Weapons (EDWs) provides law enforcement officers secure weapon protection with quick and easy access. Offered in seven model configurations with different belt mounting options, each of the new EDW duty holsters features Safariland's ALS design for secure weapon retention without straps or snaps to manipulate.

Wake Forest Professor Finds No Major Link Between Tasers and Health Problems

October 8, 2009
A Wake Forest University professor researching the medical effects of the use of Tasers has found no major link between the less-lethal weapon and health problems, according to the company.

Florida Officer's Drive-by Tasering Results In Man's Death

October 5, 2009
The Pensacola (Fla.) Police Department is reviewing its policy on the use of less-lethal force, after an officer used a stun gun from his moving patrol car, PNJ.com reports.

TASER International Receives U.S. Customs and Border Protection Contract

September 29, 2009
TASER International, a market leader in digital evidence solutions and electronic control devices (ECDs), today announced that it received an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract which can potentially extend for a five-year period from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The order received was for TASER X26 ECDs and related accessories.

Less Lethal Force

September 18, 2009

As technology has evolved, so too has the arsenal of weapons available to law enforcement. Firearms and batons have their place, but they aren't always the most effective tool for a given situation. Having a less-lethal option means you can possibly end a confrontation without lethal force.

TASER X3: Three in One

August 31, 2009

The three-shot TASER pistol marketed as the X3 has been one of the company's most secret projects. It's also been a product that cops have been requesting for years.

Oregon Man Who Robbed Police Station Faces Nine Charges

August 20, 2009
A 26-year-old Oregon man will face nine charges related to his brazen robbery of the North Bend police station in which he made off with a police cruiser, two Tasers and a radio, the Register-Guard reports.

TASER Unveils Advanced Multi-Shot Stun Gun

July 28, 2009
TASER International has unveiled its new X3 electronic control device capable of firing three cartridges without reloading. The X3 is the first new handheld TASER ECD since the introduction of the TASER X26 in 2003.

Tactical Robots

July 17, 2009

If you think robots are just for bomb disposal, think again. Police robots are often used to handle IEDs, but they can be used in other arenas that are inhospitable to humans. Robots can be used to reach a barricaded subject or hostages and carry information or evidence back out without sending an officer into the line of fire. They can also provide enhanced surveillance and deploy lethal or less-lethal weapons.

Ti Training Corp Simulator Installed at TASER Training Academy

July 8, 2009
Ti Training Corp, a supplier of interactive training products and services to the law enforcement and public safety markets, announced the installation of its Training Lab system at the TASER Training Academy in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Texas Pastor TASERed by Police

July 3, 2009
A Webster, Texas, minister angry over a traffic stop involving a church member was arrested Wednesday after police Tasered him and tried to break up a crowd of churchgoers with pepper spray, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Missouri Town Pays $2.4 Million to Family of Man Killed During DUI Arrest

July 2, 2009

The city of Moberly, Mo., has agreed to pay $2.4 million to the family of Stanley Harlan, 23, who died during a 2008 drunken driving arrest. Harlan's family sued the city and Moberly police Officers Jeremy Baird and Carmen Newbrough last September in federal court in St. Louis, claiming that police used a Taser on him twice, then kicked and choked him.

Wireless TASER Round Ready to Fly

June 30, 2009

TASER International, Inc. announced today that the long-awaited self-contained wireless TASER eXtended Range Electronic Projectile (XREP) shotgun rounds are now available. Together with O.F. Mossberg & Sons Inc. the company also announced the commercial launch of the TASER X12 Less-Lethal Shotgun (LLS) by Mossberg.

Turning Cops into Cameras

June 1, 2009

For some 15 years now, American police officers have been joined on patrol by in-car video systems that document their interaction with the public. Now, at least four companies have developed, are marketing, or plan to market body-worn video systems to law enforcement officers.

Illinois Police Chief Wants City to Allow Officers to Carry TASERs

May 15, 2009
Police Chief R.T. Finney says it's likely he'll again ask the Champaign, Ill., city council to allow the police department to buy and use TASERs. But the leader of a local citizens group vows police will encounter opposition to such a proposal.

Missouri Woman Accused of Using Infant Son as TASER Shield

May 14, 2009
Police say a Hannibal, Mo., woman used her infant son to shield a man who was being arrested from a stun gun blast. Twenty-year-old Maliea A. Martin was arrested for felony endangering the welfare of a child.
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