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Georgia State Legislature Subcommittee Recommends 'Do Not Pass' on Proposed Legislation to Ban TASER(TM) Devices

Georgia State Legislature Subcommittee Recommends 'Do Not Pass' on Proposed Legislation to Ban TASER(TM) Devices

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TASER International, Inc. , a market leader in advanced non-lethal devices, today lauded the action by the Georgia State Public Safety Subcommittee which yesterday recommended a "do not pass" for two pieces of proposed legislation (House Bill 29 and House Resolution 6) which would have banned TASER devices in the state of Georgia for law enforcement. The Public Safety Committee followed the "do not pass" recommendation and will refer this topic to a study committee to gather further information. It is anticipated that no further action will be taken on this legislation for the remainder of the year.

"This is a great victory for the law enforcement community and for TASER International. We are very heartened and grateful for the law enforcement leadership that turned out to show strong support of TASER technology," said Tom Smith, President and co-founder of TASER International. "This recommendation represents further affirmation of the growing support enjoyed by our lifesaving technology. We believe that TASER technology will continue to save lives every day and reduce injuries to both officers and suspects in the great State of Georgia. We are hopeful that when presented with similar facts and support from the core users of our technology, that only thoughtful, productive legislation will move forward," concluded Mr. Smith.

About TASER International, Inc.

TASER International, Inc. provides advanced non-lethal devices for use in the law enforcement, military, private security and personal defense markets. TASER devices use proprietary technology to safely incapacitate dangerous, combative or high-risk subjects who pose a risk to law enforcement officers, innocent citizens or themselves. TASER technology saves lives every day, and the use of TASER devices dramatically reduces injury rates for police officers and suspects and reduces litigation costs. TASER technology is currently in testing or deployment at over 6,000 law enforcement and correctional agencies in the U.S. and abroad. For more information on TASER life-saving technology, please call TASER International at (800) 978-2737 or visit our website at http://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 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, 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 its 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

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TASER International, Inc.

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TASER International, Inc., +1-480-444-4000

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