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Board of Estimates approve $5M Taser contract for Baltimore Police Department

May 4, 2023

The Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved new Tasers for the Baltimore Police Department. The $5 million contract for the Tasers was required by the Justice Department consent decree. The previous Tasers expired after five years. “We have been successful in achieving initial compliance on our consent decree on all paragraphs related to the use of what’s called a controlled electronic weapon,” said Eric Melancon, deputy commissioner of the Compliance Bureau.

 

Article Source: WBAL News Radio

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