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Albuquerque, Spokane and Brookfield Police Departments Purchase More Than 800 AXON Flex Cameras

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/13 -- TASER (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced multiple new deployments of its AXON flex™ on-officer cameras and service. The Albuquerque Police Department (NM), which deployed 75 AXON flex cameras earlier in 2013, is expanding their body-worn video program with an additional order for 525 AXON flex cameras and a five-year program, making Albuquerque the largest deployment of AXON and

Significant deployments include:

  • Albuquerque Police Department (NM) purchased 525 AXON flex cameras with five years of
  • Spokane Police Department (WA) purchased 220 AXON flex cameras with three years of
  • Brookfield Police Department (WI) purchased 63 AXON flex cameras with five years of

"The use of on-officer wearable cameras is the best way to ensure that you are providing verifiable quality police services to your community," said recently retired Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz, who oversaw this initiative prior to leaving the department. "After testing and evaluating several different systems we decided on the AXON flex Camera System and service as our video management platform," concluded Chief Schultz.

"We believe that the AXON flex cameras are critical to ensuring that we serve all members of our community in a manner consistent with the highest standards of policing," said Chief Frank Straub, Jr. of the Spokane Police Department. "We also believe the use of this technology will provide opportunities for us to demonstrate the professionalism of our officers, as well as to gain critical information to enhance our training."

"These significant new deployments of AXON and continue a trend of accelerating growth in this space for us," said Rick Smith, CEO and founder of TASER International. "We believe we are approaching a tipping point where the deployment of both body-worn video and cloud computing are fast moving beyond early adopters into the mainstream of policing. Our goal now is to further accelerate market adoption and to build a universal platform for across the public safety space as rapidly as possible. Our strategy is simply to win this market by offering the best products at the best prices. We will host an investor conference call later today to discuss our strategy to accelerate market adoption, including our new tiered, transparent pricing structure."

The Company will be hosting an investor call at 12:00 PM EDT today, Monday, October 7th, 2013 to review the Company's growth strategy, brand repositioning and new tiered pricing strategy announced October 3, 2013. TASER's CEO Rick Smith, CFO Dan Behrendt and President of Jason Droege will host the call. To join the live call, please dial toll free at (877) 303-9126, or for international callers, please dial (253) 237-1156. The pass code is 77266667. For additional information regarding the new pricing strategy and other information regarding the Company, please see our updated Q2 2013 Investor Relations Presentation on our website at

Additional agencies deploying AXON flex cameras and/or

  • Chanute Police Department (KS) with
  • East Troy Village Police Department (WI) with
  • Flagler County Police Department (FL) with
  • Fort Huachuca Directorate of Emergency Services (AZ)
  • Fresno Police Department (CA) with
  • Kokomo Police Department (IN) with
  • Lamoille County Sheriff's Office (VT) with
  • Leon County Sheriff's Department (FL) with
  • Newport News Police Department (VA) with
  • University of Georgia Police Department (GA) with
  • Vacaville Police Department (CA)
  • Wayland City Police Department (MI) with

Additional agencies deploying AXON body™ cameras and/or

  • Nevada State Office (NV)
  • Charleroi Police Department (PA)
  • Dalhart State Police (TX) with
  • Furman University Police Department (SC)
  • Hallsville ISD Police Department (TX)
  • Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (TX) with
  • Lagrange Police Department (GA) with
  • Lumpkin Police Department (GA) with
  • Rio Arriba Sherriff's Office (NM) with
  • Stockton Police Department (CA)

These orders were received in the third quarter and are expected to ship in the third and fourth quarters.


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About TASER International, Inc.

TASER protects life. TASER Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEWs) have saved more than 114,000 lives from potential death or serious injury. We enable greater transparency with the industry-leading TASER CAM and AXON flex on-officer camera systems. Together with our customers, we are defining the future of smart policing by connecting intelligent devices and sensors with the first secure cloud-based digital evidence management solution for law enforcement:

Since 1994, more than 260,000 private individuals have relied on TASER technology to protect themselves and their loved ones. Learn more about TASER and its solutions at and or by calling (800) 978-2737.

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