Archive for the 'TASER Cam' Category

AUSTRALIA – New model Tasers introduced to Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Policing (2012-12-21)

Posted on December 21 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Do the new “X2” tasers excalate or de-escalate policing? ACT – the region around the capital of national Canberra in New South Wales; pop.:340,000 – are purchasing the new X2s for its police. The major advance is its “ a dual cartridge option” – i.e., each unit can fire twice. It also […]

NEW ZEALAND – Police ‘clearly wrong’ in taser incident – judge (2012-07-07)

Posted on July 6 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENT: A rare case of tasercam video recording being used by a judge to contradict police reporting of a taser incident – the police claiming a man used his child as a “human shield”: “The pushing or shoving of the shower door did not occur, the Taser camera shows it was still intact. […]

TASER Inc. – Upgrade to the TASER X2 and Save! [cost of X2 and taser-cam hd] (downloaded 2012-05-17)

Posted on May 17 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENT: How much do tasers cost? On the site the price of the new X2, together with handle, holster, 4 cartridges, battery and 4-year warranty: $1,467.69, although various “early-bird” trade-ins are offered. The tasercam high-definition (hd) is priced at $2,067.64.]] Offer valid through December 31, 2012 In today’s challenging economic times, and […]

AUSTRALIA – Tasmania: Stun guns ‘not needed’ here (2012-03-12)

Posted on March 12 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Unlike most of the other states in Australia, Tasmania has not provided its police with tasers, despite the Tasmania’s Police Association’s repeated call for the weapons to be approved. “As far as we’re concerned, every other jurisdiction in Australia and the world has them,” Police Association acting president Robbie Dunn said yesterday […]

USA – TASER Inc. – “The TASER CAM HD recorder” (2012-02-06)

Posted on February 6 2012 by admin

TASER Inc. – TASER CAM HD recorder (2012-02-06) [[SUMMARY /COMMENTS: TASER Inc Press release announces the new High-Definition taser-cam … not designer for an objective record, but to protect police in any liturgation … “TASER Begins Shipping New TASER CAM HD Recorders. High Performance Cameras Protect Agencies and Capture the Truth in Use of Force […]

TASER Inc. – TASER International’s CEO Discusses Q3 2011 Results – Earnings Call Transcript (2011-10-31)

Posted on October 31 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: These conference calls are supposed to be a communication between management and shareholders. They provide a means for managament to communicate its “good news”. TASER CEO Rick Smith is optimistics: “As we look into next year, we see a run of $300 million upgrade opportunity if we’re successful in helping our customers […]

USA – Police in N.J. can finally use Tasers — or can they? (2011-10-15)

Posted on October 20 2011 by admin

 [[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : New Jersey is the only state in which tasers are not available to police offciers. State Attorney General Paula Dow has finally given New Jersey police the authority to use Tasers as a “realistic” alternative to deadly force – provided the weapons have digital cameras. But, realistically: How often can officers […]

TASER Inc. – “Police Video Benefits” – Evolution of In-Car Cameras/Dash Cams [Taser blog] (2011-09-28)

Posted on September 28 2011 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS On TASER Inc’s informal blog – run by the marketing dept – videos used to vindicate the police. But what about when the videos are NOT available to the public?  “The Law enforcement has readily adopted in-car cameras or dash cams because they’ve seen police video benefits & benefits of video […]

TASER Inc. – Taser gets $2.6M in international orders (2011-09-14)

Posted on September 14 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : In a typical upbeat press release TASER Inc. announces new international orders for its weapons and ammunition (as well as US sales). To whom?vThe clients are not identified, although we are told “tne order was for 377 of its X26 electronic stun guns, while another was for 60,000 cartridges [which seems […]

AUSTRALIA – Canberra: Watchdog demands taser-cam (2011-08-18)

Posted on August 18 2011 by admin

[[ Summary / Comments: Despite the fact the videocams are not necessarily a valid source of evidence of police use of tasers, Video recording devices must be attached to tasers in the ACT (Canberra area) as a matter of urgent priority, according to the Commonwealth Ombudsman. Tasers will be given to front-line police for the […]

USA – Chesapeake Bay, Virginia: Taser Body cameras extend long arm of the law (2011-08-09)

Posted on August 9 2011 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : new head-mounted Taser cameras are bing trialed, with the clear intention of helping police defend their use of  force in confrontations with suspects. The cost? $5,000 per unit]] New device is being tried out in Chesapeake Updated: Tuesday, 09 Aug 2011, 7:23 PM EDT Published : Tuesday, 09 Aug 2011, […]

AUSTRALIA – New South Wales: Hundreds more hit as police rely on stun guns (2011-06-25)

Posted on June 25 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENT: POLICE use of stun guns has risen dramatically and the state government has spent more than $118,000 defending claims of improper use. Official figures provided to the Greens by the Minister for Police, Mike Gallacher, show the guns were used 126 times in 2008, 407 times in 2009 and 1169 times last […]

USA – The taser Axon: Tiny cameras track officer’s every move; Allow recording of audio and video of activities (2011-03-25)

Posted on March 25 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: an up-State New York sheriff says: “The concept behind the new [Taser] Axon that’s produced by Taser is to be able to record those instances right from the eye of the police officer, both audio and video so they can have an idea of exactly what happened… if a person files a […]

AUSTRALIA – TaserCam video shows how painful the stun gun can be when used by police (2010-12-22)

Posted on December 22 2010 by admin

The Courier-Mail … VIDEO ON DEMAND: The new TaserCam shoots footage as the device is deployed. Picture: Darren England Source: The Courier-Mail NEW video footage has shown footage from “TaserCam”, which is being used by police, as an alleged offender is brought down. The video, obtained by Channel 9 under Right to Information laws, shows […]

AUSTRALIA – Queensland – Dramatic police taser vision released (2010-12-22)

Posted on December 22 2010 by admin … Dramatic new video of police using their tasers has emerged in Queensland. See 4-minutes video on this, including tasercam footage:

UK – Home Office Information about new TASER International products (2010-12-10)

Posted on December 10 2010 by admin

Information about TASER International products. Date: Thu Dec 10 15:15:36 GMT 2009 TASER XREP & X12 The Home Office Scientific Development Branch (HOSDB) has ordered 5 of the current XREP Cartridges and one X12 shotgun for limited evaluation. HOSDB has entered into a tripartite assessment programme with the National Institute of Justice in the US […]

AUSTRALIA – Policing is a dangerous job … (2010-10-12)

Posted on October 12 2010 by admin

NATHAN BAZLEY, ABC REPORTER: … Last year we told you about the use of Tasers, a gun that uses electricity to stop dangerous people without hurting them permanently. Police around the country are using them more and more as an alternative to handguns. But lately there have been a few cases of these supposedly safe […]

AUSTRALIA – Police set to ban use of non-video tasers following death (2010-10-05)

Posted on October 5 2010 by admin

New South Wales Police will eliminate Tasers that do not automatically record video of confrontations, amid allegations the state has suffered its first stun gun-related fatality.

NEW ZEALAND – Police refuse to release NZ Taser footage (2010-02-22)

Posted on February 22 2010 by admin

One News … Arming New Zealand police with tasers has been hailed as a success, but there is a secret attached to the gun that police aren’t happy to share. Unbeknown to many people, each taser has a camera underneath the handgrip that films the gun being used on offenders. Steve Tuttle, Vice President of […]

TASER Inc. – Net sales by products and overseas … (2009-11-06)

Posted on November 6 2009 by admin

Source 2009 annual report …. Net Sales … For the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, sales by product line and by geography were as follows (dollars in thousands): Nine Months Ended September 30, 2009 2008 Sales by Product Line TASER X26 $ 37,976 54.4 % $ 35,807 53.9 % TASER C2 3,732 […]