AST Digital Magazine July/August 2016 - Page 22

Volume 6 July-Aug 2016 Edition with its conducted electrical weapons. TASER continues to define smarter policing with its Axon brand which includes a growing suite of connected products and services from body cameras and digital evidence management tools to mobile apps. More than 167,000 lives have been saved from death or serious injury with TASER’s products and services. (Courtesy of Taser International and YouTube) By continuing to honor such brave men and women, TASER hopes to once again shine a spotlight on the amazing feats undertaken every day by law enforcement officers across the country. “Each year the RISE Awards showcases the extraordinary courage, ingenuity, and compassion demonstrated by officers and agencies across the country,” said TASER CEO and co-founder Rick Smith. “Our hope is that the stories of heroism and valor we receive about officers in the United States and Canada inspire others as much as they inspire us.” To submit a nomination, visit TASER’s Facebook page at and click on the ‘RISE Awards 2016‘ tab to nominate an officer or police department who you feel rises above the rest in one of the four award categories. Nominations from the U.S. and Canada are open June 14 – August 19, 2016 with winners announced on September 1, 2016. Four law enforcement winners will each receive a $5,000 Axon technology grant, a one-year subscription to PoliceOne Academy, and a free trip to this year’s International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual conference with VIP access to all TASER events in San Diego, CA on October 15-18, 2016. TASER International makes communities safer with innovative public safety technologies. Founded in 1993, TASER first transformed law enforcement Would you like to advertise in our next digital magazine addition? Contact our lead Ad rep at or call 646.450.6027 22