Taser Axon Flex Camera Cleveland police
Taser's Axon Flex on-officer video camera

TASER International this week announced that the Cleveland Police Department would be purchasing 1,500 AXON flex and body cameras.

The move comes one month after the LAPD became the nation’s largest police agency to use body cameras, with plans to equip a total of 7,000 officers with the same TASER body cameras in 2015.

Along with the Cleveland Police, 60 AXON flex cameras were also purchased by the Tampa Police Department and 40 AXON flex and body cameras by the Scottsdale Police Department. All three agencies have purchased a five-year subscription to Evidence.com to store and manage their digital evidence. These orders were received in the first quarter of 2015 and are expected to ship in the first quarter of 2015.

“We are excited to have two more major cities, as well as our hometown of Scottsdale deploy our AXON systems to protect their communities,” said Rick Smith, Founder & CEO of TASER International, in a statement. “We are grateful at the opportunity to partner with these leading agencies in moving the public safety community forward.”

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