SOURCE: TASER International

TASER International

June 23, 2011 07:30 ET

Newport News Sheriff's Office First Agency in Virginia to Deploy New TASER X2 ECDs

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Jun 23, 2011) - TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a global provider of safety technologies that prevent conflict, protect life, and resolve disputes, today announced an order for 77 TASER® X2™ electronic control devices (ECDs) and related accessories for the Newport News Sheriff's Office in Virginia. The X2 is the latest ECD model from TASER with a dual-shot semi-automatic capability.

The order provides the Newport News Sheriff's Office with 77 TASER X2 ECDs with 77 TASER Cam HD units, and related accessories. This TASERE X2 ECDs are expected to ship in the second quarter and the TASER Cam HD units are expected to ship in the second half of 2011.

"We are excited to announce the first deployment of X2 ECDs in Virginia and welcome the Newport News Sheriff's Office as a first time customer of our technology," said Rick Smith, CEO of TASER International. "We just began shipping the X2 last week and are encouraged to see agencies such as Newport News selecting the X2 as their primary ECD platform."

The TASER® Cam™ HD units are the first high definition color TASER camera units in our company history. These units have 720p resolution and record 30 frames per second. The HD cameras will begin shipping in the second half of 2011.

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About TASER International, Inc.

TASER International, Inc., (NASDAQ: TASR) is a global provider of safety technologies that prevent conflict and protect life. More than 16,200 public safety agencies in 107 countries rely on TASER® electronic control devices (ECDs) and AXON on-officer camera systems to help protect and serve. TASER innovations benefit individuals and families too; providing personal protection and accountability while maintaining regard for life. Since 1994, more than 236,000 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, Twitter and YouTube.

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    TASER International, Inc.
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