The TASER 7 features dramatically improved effectiveness, including adaptive cross connect and improved spiral probe design, and is fully integrated with Evidence.com, Axon's digital data management solution, Axon says. The Axon Body 3 features real-time situational awareness with live streaming, gunshot detection and rapid wireless evidence offload.
October 7, 2018
San Francisco politicians abruptly cut funding for their police department to obtain TASERs, putting yet another roadblock in place in a years-long effort to add the ECDs to SFPD officers’ duty belts.
June 30, 2018
The mayor has long been a reliable ally of the powerful San Francisco Police Officers Association, the union that sponsored the ballot initiative.
March 2, 2018
One of the most popular exhibits on the show floor at this week's International Association of Chiefs of Police was a virtual reality video at the TASER International booth that showed how evidence captured by the company's Axon product line can vindicate officers accused of excessive force. Hundreds of attendees lined up to experience the VR scenario.
October 19, 2016
Here's a look at a few of the products POLICE Magazine saw at this year's International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference in Chicago on the trade show floor Oct. 25-27.
October 28, 2015
TASER International's Standard Issue Grant Program is designed to help make full deployments of the company's weapons, cameras, or both more affordable. Up to $400 per officer in grants are available when an agency makes Smart Weapons or Axon technologies standard issue.
April 14, 2015
Here's a look at wearable video systems and officer-worn evidence capture equipment as well as some of the other cool products at IACP 2014.
December 2, 2014
The state's education commissioner should ban the use of Tasers, pepper spray, and other "less-than-lethal" weapons in all public schools, according to a request delivered this week from the ACLU and six other civil rights groups.
February 18, 2014
At the IACP show these days there's the conventional stuff that you would expect to see at any law enforcement exposition and there's the stuff that seems to have dropped out of a science fiction movie. And it can be on the same aisle and even side by side; sometimes it can even be in the same booth.
January 3, 2014
There's the stuff that you would expect to see at any law enforcement exposition and there's the stuff that seems to have dropped out of a science fiction movie. And all of it has the potential to be important to what you do in contemporary policing.
December 23, 2013
The fundraiser ended up bringing in more than $30,000 for the Knightstown Police Department as people paid to see Police Chief Danny Baker take a TASER shot one for the team.
December 2, 2013
Law enforcement agencies have been using in-car video cameras for a little more than two decades. The devices have defended officers against nuisance claims of abusive or even brutal behavior. But now some agencies are beginning to ask if in-car video systems have been made obsolete by officer-worn systems.
October 16, 2013
TASER International, Inc. has donated $300,000 to the International Association of Chiefs of Police Foundation's fallen officer fund, the company announced Sunday.
October 4, 2012
Officer safety remains a paramount concern even if some choose to ignore it. We are losing our basic skills by relying too much on modern toys to do our jobs for us. In today's world, one of the biggest unrecognized threats to officer safety and survival is technology.
July 11, 2011
The week before Christmas tragedy befell 27-year-old Marvin Hendrix of Hamilton, Ohio. That morning he was at his girlfriend’s residence when he started vomiting blood. She called 911 and paramedics arrived to find Hendrix combative and violent. They summoned the police.
June 1, 2002