Archive for the 'TASER as sole-supplier' Category

USA – Albuquerque, New Mexico: Editorial: City needs answers on Schultz-TASER contract (2014-05-01)

Posted on May 1 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: former Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz appears in clear breach of conflict of interests regulations by joining TASER Inc. as a consultant just after quitting his job as police chief last year. City councillors are challenging Schultz and demanding an “independent review” of how Taser received a no-bid $1.95 million city contract […]

USA – Albuquerque: Mayor on Taser dealings: No conflict of interest (2014-04-30)

Posted on April 30 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The scandal continues … Albuquerque’s mayor doesn’t feel the city’s dealings with Taser International present a conflict of interest – despite hiring two consultants with close ties to TASER International to resolve problems identified in a very critical Dept. of Justice report on city police brutality and the identification by the ex-Police […]

USA – Two More Albuquerque, New Mexico Councilors Question Schultz’s Links with Taser (2014-04-30)

Posted on April 30 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS – City councillors charge that ex-police chief recommended TASER as a “sole source supplier” (meaning no counter-officers by other potential suppliers) for body-worn cameras – before quitting and becoming a consultant for TASER International. At one point Chief Schulz emailed to TASER stating that the approval process for the contract ‘has been […]