SOURCE: TASER International, Inc.

TASER International, Inc.

May 16, 2012 11:41 ET

Michigan Department of Corrections and Hammond Police Department Deploy TASER X2 With TASER CAM HD

Company Reports Growing Adoption of TASER CAM HD Video Recorders

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - May 16, 2012) - TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced several recent orders for its new TASER® X2™ electronic control device (ECD) TASER CAM™ HD recorders.

The following orders were received in the second quarter and are expected to ship in the second quarter of 2012:

"We believe that on-officer video systems significantly enhance the relationship of trust between public safety agencies and the communities they serve," said Rick Smith, Chief Executive Officer of TASER International. "We are seeing accelerating adoption of our video systems, including the new TASER CAM HD recorder. We believe on-officer video technology is reaching a tipping point, becoming a strategic focus of the public safety community in efforts to control costs while delivering better, more transparent service."

The TASER X2 was launched in 2011 as TASER's next generation ECD which provides a second shot capability, charge metering for improved safety, Trilogy logs with detailed firing and electrical pulse information, automatic shut off ability, compatibility with TASER CAM HD high definition color video camera system, and free data upload access to TASER's™ secure, cloud based data storage and management solution service.

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About TASER International, Inc.

TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) is a global provider of safety technologies that protect life and protect truth. More than 16,800 public safety agencies in 107 countries rely on TASER® electronic control devices (ECDs) and AXON on-officer camera systems to help protect and serve. Today, the use of TASER ECDs has saved more than 89,000 lives from potential death or serious injury while TASER innovations benefit individuals and families too, providing personal protection and accountability while maintaining regard for life. Since 1994, more than 247,000 individuals have relied on TASER technology as a means for effective personal safety. Learn more about TASER International and its solutions at and or by calling (800) 978-2737. Be a part of the TASER community by joining us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.

TASER® is a registered trademark of TASER International, Inc., registered in the U.S. All rights reserved. TASER logo, X2™, AXON Flex, Trilogy™ Logs, Smart™ cartridges, TASER CAM™ HD, and™ are trademarks of TASER International, Inc.

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