SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 8 -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq: TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices announced today that it received an order from the San Diego County Sheriff's Department in California for over 830 TASER(R) X26 devices plus accessories totalling over $825,000.
"We believe the TASER system provides the best use of force option on the market," said Captain Glen Revell of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. "We've long been a leader when it comes to less-lethal-force options. Our ultimate goal is to reduce the use of lethal force by providing reasonable alternative-force options," continued Captain Revell.
"After a long period of extensive research and thorough review of TASER devices, we are proud that this prestigious law enforcement agency has made the decision to deploy a large number of our lifesaving TASER devices to one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States, the community of San Diego county," said Tom Smith, president of TASER International. "We now have over 550 law enforcement agencies deploying TASER technology in California including the top four largest in the state."
The order received totaled over $825,000 and is expected to ship in the fourth quarter of 2005.
About TASER International, Inc.
TASER International provides advanced electronic control devices for use in the law enforcement, military, private security and personal defense markets. TASER devices use proprietary technology to incapacitate dangerous, combative or high-risk subjects who pose a risk to law enforcement officers, innocent citizens or themselves in a manner that is generally recognized as a safer alternative to other uses of force.
TASER technology saves lives every day, and the use of TASER devices dramatically reduces injury rates for police officers and suspects. For more information on TASER life-saving technology, please call TASER International at (800) 978-2737 or visit our website at www.TASER.com.
Note to Investors
This press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of the 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and is subject to the safe harbor created by those sections. The forward-looking information is based upon current information and expectations regarding TASER International. These estimates and statements speak only as of the date on which they are made, are not guarantees of future performance, and involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results could materially differ from what is expressed, implied, or forecasted in such forward-looking statements.
TASER International assumes no obligation to update the information contained in this press release. TASER International's future results may be impacted by risks associated with rapid technological change, new product introductions, new technological developments and implementations, execution issues associated with new technology, ramping manufacturing production to meet demand, litigation results from Company filed lawsuits and other litigation including lawsuits resulting from alleged product related injuries, media publicity concerning allegations of deaths occurring after use of the TASER device and the negative impact this could have on sales, product quality, implementation of manufacturing automation, potential fluctuations in quarterly operating results, adjustments to these amounts which may be reflected in our 10Q filing, competition, financial and budgetary constraints of prospects and customers, international order delays, dependence upon sole and limited source suppliers, negative reports concerning TASER device uses, governmental inquiries and investigations, medical and safety studies, fluctuations in component pricing, government regulations, variation among law enforcement agencies with their TASER product experience, TASER device tests and reports, dependence upon key employees, and our ability to retain employees.
TASER International's future results may also be impacted by other risk factors listed from time to time in its SEC filings, including, but not limited to, the Company's Form 10-QSBs and its Annual Report on Form 10-KSB.
The statements made herein are independent statements of TASER International. The inclusion of any third parties does not represent an endorsement of any TASER International products or services by any such third parties.
For further information contact Steve Tuttle, Vice President of Communications. Visit the company's web-site at www.TASER.com for facts and video.
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