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  • Bruce St. James and Pamela Hughes Podcast (KTAR News)

    Brian Hedeen, President and CEO of Viridian Weapon Technologies

    Nov 15 2018

    Brian Hedeen, President and CEO of Viridian Weapon Technologies

    Brian Hedeen discusses the idea of using cameras attached to police firearms with Bruce St. James and Pamela Hughes on their podcast on KTAR news.

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  • Williams Police Department Implements Viridian® FACT Duty Weapon-Mounted Camera

    Nov 12 2018

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – November 12, 2018 – Viridian® Weapon Technologies announces that the Williams Police Department, located just west of Flagstaff, Arizona, has deployed the FACT Duty Weapon-Mounted Camera (WMC). Viridian and the Williams Police Department will hold a joint press conference on Wednesday, November 14 at 10:00 a.m. at police headquarters located at 501 West Route 66, Williams, AZ 86046.

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  • Viridian Weapon Technologies

    Memphis

    Nov 09 2018

    The fall out continues from SEPTEMBER’s tragic shooting in Memphis of Martavious Banks following a chase and traffic stop. As we have seen so many times, the focus is not on what really happened but on how and why the involved officers did not have their Body Cameras activated. Facts are still sketchy, but we understand from media reports that Banks was originally pulled over in a traffic stop and did not have ID or proof of insurance and officers report that a gun was spotted...

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  • Chad Hartman Show (WCCO Radio - Aired 8/17/18)

    Chad Hartman Show: Cameras On Guns

    Oct 31 2018

    So many conversations about the use of body cameras by police officers -- but what if every officers' gun had a camera? Brian Hedeen with Viridian Weapon Tech joined Chad to talk about the technology.

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  • Viridian Weapon Technologies

    Chicago

    Oct 29 2018

    Chicago is my kind of town – the bright lights, the tall buildings, Wrigley Field, the lakefront.  But, objectively speaking, it is actually a mess.  664 murders within the city limits in 2017 (down from over 800 in 2016 - so progress?) and over 3,500 people shot (over 10 per day).  Police in Chicago have an unenviable job trying to keep order.

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