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Kentucky State Police Deploys 900 TASER X2 Smart Weapons
Smart Weapons Purchased Via New TASER 60 Payment Program

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced the receipt of an order for a total of 900 TASER® X2™ Smart Weapons for the Kentucky State Police. The order is an upgrade of older TASER weapons to the new X2 Smart Weapon using the new TASER 60 annual payment plan that provides warranties and on-site spare equipment for these devices throughout the five-year period. The order for 900 units was received and shipped in the third quarter of 2016.

The TASER(R) X26P(TM) Smart Weapon. The use of TASER Conducted Electrical Weapons (CEWs) and Smart Weapons have saved more than 172,000 lives from potential death or serious injury.  Photo courtesy of TASER International, Scottsdale, AZ.

"We believe the Kentucky State Patrol is making an important move toward a world where every officer has the best technology and training to minimize the chances of a deadly encounter," says Rick Smith, CEO and co-founder of TASER International. "Using our TASER 60 plan provides a new, cleaner alternative for allowing Smart Weapons to be a budgetary line item providing better financial visibility. It also fulfills our mission to make a TASER CEW available to every officer, so they have the best options available to avoid injury or death," concluded Smith.

About the TASER Assurance Plan:

The TASER 60 is a new 5-year annual payment plan that integrates warranty coverage for an agency's current TASER Smart Weapons, as well as on-site spares so officers experience zero downtime. The yearly payment plan allows for reliable budget line items during a 5-year period and are available with various coverage:

  • Basic: For $22 (X26P) or $26 (X2) a month, agencies receive one Smart Weapon under warranty, one battery, on-site spares (provided with the purchase of 30 or more devices), a holster, and two training cartridges.
  • Premium: For $31 (X26P) or $36 (X2) a month, you'll receive the above items, plus an additional battery and 18 more cartridges (for a total for 10 training cartridges and 10 duty cartridges).


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About TASER International, Inc.

TASER International makes communities safer with innovative public safety technologies. Founded in 1993, TASER first transformed law enforcement with its electrical weapons. TASER continues to define smarter policing with its Axon brand which includes a growing suite of connected products and services from body cameras and digital evidence management tools to mobile apps. More than 172,000 lives and countless dollars have been saved with TASER's products and services.

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