Archive for the 'TASER Inc. & the S.E.C. (USA)' Category

USA – TASER International Inc. Files SEC Form 4, Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership of Securities (Dec. 14, 2012) [TASER International CEO owns $9.500,000 of TASR shares] (2012-12-26)

Posted on December 26 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: There is absolutely nothing inappropriate about the founder-CEO of TASER International owning $9,505.000 of his own company’s shares (sold under the banner of TASR), as this TASER SEC filing indicates (see Link in bold at the end of this post). It merely confirms that the substantial hard-sell of tasers as safe and […]

TASER Inc. – Charge for unsellable inventory [model X3 and first-generation Axon video system] stuns Taser (2012-02-24)

Posted on February 24 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The introduction of the new AXON-Flex cameras has led to a write-off of production equipment and excess inventory for the Taser X3 stun gun and first-generation Axon video system, leading to a net loss of $6.2 million in the last quarter. Quite simply, too many customers were opting to purchase other versions, […]

USA – Nick Dial: “TASER – An Officer’s Perspective and a Jolt of Reality” (2010-06-01)

Posted on June 1 2010 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Nick Dial, a certified Arizona police officer specialized in Homeland Security with taser experience presents a particularly coherent – and lengthy – argument concerning many of the problems of taser use by the US police. Interesting because he is a police-officer “speaking out”. Nick Dial provides clear examples to illustrate his case […]

ANALYSIS / USA – Death by Taser – The Killer Alternative to Guns (2006-11-18)

Posted on November 18 2006 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Long touted as a safer alternative to handguns for law enforcement, tasers are potentially deadly weapons that have a growing history of abuse by police and security guards. This in-depth article – 3,800 words – was published shortly after an unwarranted and brutal taser attack on a UCLA student in the University […]

TASER Inc. – US Export and foreign sales regulations for tasers (2006-03-16)

Posted on March 16 2006 by admin

TASER INTERNATIONAL – US Export and foreign sales regulations (2006-03-16) Original source: Taser International SEC submission… This excerpt taken from the TASR 10-K filed to the SEC on Mar 16, 2006. Regulation United States Export Regulation Our device systems are considered a crime control product by the United States Department of Commerce. Accordingly, the export […]

TASER Inc. – TASER International Receives Notice from U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (2005-12-13)

Posted on December 13 2005 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS : This TASER Inc. press-release acknowledges that the staff of the SEC that had been investigating “TASER International’s disclosures concerning the medical safety of the TASER device; and certain accounting and disclosure issues”, although it was not now intending to proceed with any enforcement … This ended later by a $20,000,000 settlement agreement […]

TASER Inc. – New Homeland Security Nominee Made Millions on Insider Deal with TASER International (2004-12-09)

Posted on December 9 2004 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “Bernard Kerik, President Bush’s choice to run the Homeland Security Department, made $6.2 million by exercising stock options he received fromTaser’s chief executive officer, Patrick Smith … Smith said Kerik has been a speaker for Taser at law enforcement conferences … and advised Taser on making sales presentations to police chiefs… Kerik […]