TASER changes name to Axon, offers free cameras to all police officers

Posted at 9:27 AM, Apr 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-05 17:31:27-04

TASER International is changing the company’s name and making wearable cameras available for all officers.

TASER announced on Wednesday morning they will be changing its name to Axon. In addition to the name change, the company will be providing free support to police department across the United States.

“We believe these cameras are more than just tools to protect communities and the officers who serve them. They also hold the potential to change police work as we know it, by seamlessly collecting an impartial record and reducing the need for endless paperwork. That's why we're giving this opportunity to every single police officer in America.,” said Rick Smith, founder and CEO of Axon.

Axon will be providing every office in the United State access to their technology. The offer includes:
* One Axon Body 2 camera per sworn officer
* Digital evidence data storage with an “Unlimited Pro” license
* Two mounts per officer
* Docking station to securely upload body camera footage
* Access to the full Axon Academy online training library

More information about the offer can be found at

Axon is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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