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In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, Rick Smith, chief executive officer and founder of Taser International, center, talks with Brant Garrick left, and Kenny Park of the Vallejo Police Department who attended the Taser tech summit at the California Highway Patrol Headquarters in Sacramento, Calif. Taser, the stun-gun maker, has become a leading supplier of body cameras for police and has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices. A review by The Associated Press shows Taser is covering airfare and hotel stays for police chiefs who travel to speak at marketing conferences. It is also hiring some recently retired chiefs as consultants, sometimes months after their cities signed contracts with Taser.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) ? Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.


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