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Axon CEO talks TASER weapons, police performance and transparency

Since 1993, Rick Smith has been a technology pioneer in law enforcement with a current goal of making the bullet obsolete by 2029

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Rick Smith, CEO of Axon (formerly TASER), has been a technology pioneer in law enforcement with a current vision of making the bullet obsolete by 2029. Rick founded the company, TASER, in 1993 and as the TASER device became ubiquitous in law enforcement, he has pushed his company to think beyond weapons technology toward a broader purpose of matching technology to public safety needs in order to make the world a safer place.

In this episode, host Jim Dudley speaks with Rick about current research around the development and deployment of TASER weapons, as well as new offerings from Axon designed to improve police performance and transparency.

Policing Matters law enforcement podcast with host Jim Dudley features law enforcement and criminal justice experts discussing critical issues in policing