Axon Agreements and Equipment (Escondido Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Escondido Police Department of Escondido, CA.
Multi Request Axon Agreements and Equipment


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to any and all engagement with Axon (formerly known as TASER International, Inc.). These materials could be related to weapons, record management, software, video and cameras, unmanned aircraft, or any other Axon offerings and products. This includes, but is not limited to, the following records:

• Marketing: marketing materials from Axon (or TASER) - unsolicited, requested, or otherwise - related to past, present, or future products that may or may not be in use by this agency

• Agreements: any and all contracts and agreements, including amendments and exhibitions, related to Axon, its services, and its products. Please note that this includes all agreements, memorandums of understanding, and written or verbal agreements between this agency and the company, regardless of whether or not any financial compensation or stipulations were/are involved. This also includes any nondisclosure agreements.

• Bidding: Requests for Proposal (or similar calls for bids), licensing agreements, documentation of selection, sole source or limited source justification and approval documentation, and other memoranda and documentation

• Financial: purchase orders, invoices, or any other financial records related to this agency's use of any Axon product or service.

• Policies: any policy directives, guidance documents, memoranda, training materials, or similar records governing the use of any Axon product or service that has been used or is in use by this agency

• Company relations: records related to meetings or follow-up actions with Axon or any entity operating on its behalf or as its representative

• User guides: materials related to the function of any service or product provided by Axon, including emails, handouts, PowerPoint presentations, advertisements, or specification documents.

• Training: training materials - either internal or external - governing the use of any Axon product or service

• Data guidelines: any materials or agreements guiding or regulating the use, sharing, or access to any related data collected by or provided to any Axon service or product

If you have any questions about this request, please feel free to contact me at this email address or by phone at 617-299-1832.

If your office believes another agency in this jurisdiction may also have information responsive to this request, provision of that knowledge would be appreciated.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Beryl Lipton

From: Escondido Police Department

Good Afternoon Ms. Lipton,

Please note that your request was originally received by the Police Department on March 11. After research and analysis, staff responded on March 21. Please find attached the request received on March 11 as well as the responsive documents originally provided on March 21.

For future reference, please submit any public records request to the City Clerk’s Office for processing and response. Requests can be emailed to<>.

If you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me, thank you.

Best Regards,

Jennifer Ekblad, CMC
Assistant City Clerk | City of Escondido
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