TASER International Receives Order for 140 TASER X26 ECDs From Colombian National PoliceSCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec 7, 2009 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in digital evidence solutions and electronic control devices (ECDs), today announced an order from the Colombian National Police (CNP) for 140 TASER® X26 ECDs and related accessories. The contract was placed with TASER's exclusive distributor, Eagle Commercial, S.A. in Colombia.
"This is a significant export order for TASER International as this begins a large test and evaluation for the Colombian National Police with approximately 140,000 law enforcement officers," said Tom Smith, Chairman and founder of TASER International. "We anticipate that the CNP will achieve risk mitigation and injury reductions similar to the numerous law enforcement agencies equipped with TASER® technology in more than 40 countries. We look forward to seeing positive results and partnering with Colombia."
The order is expected to ship in the fourth quarter of 2009.
About TASER International, Inc.
TASER International's products Protect Life and Protect Truth. TASER provides advanced Electronic Control Devices (ECDs) and innovative secured digital evidence collection and management solutions for use in the law enforcement, medical, military, corrections, professional security, and personal safety markets. TASER ECDs use proprietary technology to incapacitate dangerous, combative, or high-risk subjects who pose a risk to law enforcement officers, innocent citizens, or themselves in a manner that is generally recognized as a safer alternative to other uses of force. The TASER® AXON, a revolutionary on-officer tactical computer and video/audio recorder, combines with an integrated digital multi-media evidence storage and management platform -- EVIDENCE.COM -- to provide an end-to-end solution to capture, store securely, and analyze digital evidence and information in ways that enables tactical and strategic decision making by law enforcement, as well as for legal evidentiary use. For more information please call TASER International at (800) 978-2737 or visit our website at www.TASER.com.
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