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
Chatsworth Police Chief Josh Etheridge defends his officer's deployment of a TASER on an 87-year-old woman because she refused to comply with commands to put down a knife she was holding near the property of the local Boys and Girls Club.
August 14, 2018
Axon has announced that the Chicago Police Department (CPD) is now fully deployed with nearly 7,000 TASER X2 Smart Weapons.
April 11, 2018
For the award to fully vest, Axon's market cap would have to grow ten-fold from recent levels to $13.5 billion, and key revenue and profitability goals would also have to be achieved.
February 27, 2018
Chief Bill Scott said Wednesday that he wants to train every sworn San Francisco police officer in his department to use the electric stun guns that they have been denied because of staunch public opposition for more than a decade.
June 22, 2017
The decision applies in the five states in the 4th Circuit. The N.C. Justice Academy advised law enforcement agencies to revise their Taser policies to comply.
January 15, 2016
The NYPD wants to expand its arsenal of TASERs to give officers more nonlethal alternatives to their service weapons when dealing with criminals and mentally disturbed individuals.
August 11, 2015
An attack Saturday that sent a rookie police officer to the hospital after a woman wounded him with a sharp object highlights the need for TASERs, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said.
December 9, 2014
Pierre (S.D.) PD police are being sued by the mother of an 8-year-old girl, claiming police used excessive force when they used a TASER on the girl during a 2013 incident at their home.
August 11, 2014
The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a lower court to take a new look at a case involving repeated police use of a Taser stun gun on a handcuffed Louisiana man who later died.
May 20, 2014
A January 2008 in-custody death could get a SCOTUS review. This would be the court’s first look at police use of stun guns after turning away appeals from both recipients of the high-voltage shocks and from police officers.
May 19, 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
TASER International today announced that the United States District Court for the District of Delaware entered a final judgment on January 10, 2014 in the patent infringement litigation entitled TASER International v. Karbon Arms, LLC awarding TASER a permanent injunction. The Court's final judgment decreed that Karbon Arms' MPID and MPID-C conducted electrical weapons infringe TASER's U.S. Patent Numbers 6,999,295; 7,782,592 and 7,800,885.
January 14, 2014
In a letter to law enforcement agencies, Attorney General John Hoffman said use of Karbon Arms' MPID stun gun has been suspended indefinitely. State police determined the device exposes officers to potential injury.
October 2, 2013
TASER International, Inc. has introduced the StrikeLight LED flashlight, a personal defense flashlight with an integrated stun gun.
July 12, 2013