Shares of Taser International Inc. (TASR) are up more than 2% in premarket trading Tuesday after the company announced its selection by the British Transport Police for a body-worn video proof of concept. Taser said it will deploy 250 Axon body cameras and 400 evidence.com licenses as the backend data management system.
The nine-month proof of concept, which is set to launch in May, will be rolled out across 11 sites including, London, Leicester, Leeds, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. The British Transport Police has 2,931 officers working across Scotland, Wales and England and are responsible for policing Britain’s railways, which is used by more than six million people everyday.
TASR shares recently gained $0.68 to $29.05. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Scottsdale, Arizona-based manufacturer of electrical weapons have traded between a low of $10.46 and a high of $30.47. Shares are up 60.19% year-over-year and 7.14% year-to-date.