Retired Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffery Halstead, left, talks with attendees at a conference on the use of body cameras hosted by Taser International for law enforcement personal at the California Highway Patrol headquarters in Sacramento, Calif., on Feb. 19. Halstead successfully pushed the city of Fort Worth to approve a no-bid contract worth up to $2.7 million to purchase body cameras from Taser, the stun gun maker that is now a leading supplier of body cameras for police.
Retired Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffery Halstead, left, talks with attendees at a conference on the use of body cameras hosted by Taser International for law enforcement personal at the California Highway Patrol headquarters in Sacramento, Calif., on Feb. 19. Halstead successfully pushed the city of Fort Worth to approve a no-bid contract worth up to $2.7 million to purchase body cameras from Taser, the stun gun maker that is now a leading supplier of body cameras for police. Rich Pedroncelli AP
Retired Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffery Halstead, left, talks with attendees at a conference on the use of body cameras hosted by Taser International for law enforcement personal at the California Highway Patrol headquarters in Sacramento, Calif., on Feb. 19. Halstead successfully pushed the city of Fort Worth to approve a no-bid contract worth up to $2.7 million to purchase body cameras from Taser, the stun gun maker that is now a leading supplier of body cameras for police. Rich Pedroncelli AP

Taser has financial ties to police chiefs, including Halstead

March 04, 2015 8:04 AM