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Gun Camera Captures Attempted Murder of Texas Police Officer

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – February 13, 2020 – The Viridian Weapon-Mounted Camera (WMC™) provided the key evidence today in the Wilbarger County, Texas trial of Walter Orellana for unlawful deadly force against a police officer. Viridian officials attended the trial where prosecution evidence was presented of the April 2019 incident in which Vernon, Texas Police Corporal T.J. Session was shot by Orellana while conducting a felony arrest warrant. Session returned fire in the incident. The Vernon Police Department had previously deployed Weapon-Mounted Cameras (WMCs) for all of its officers, and the Viridian WMC on Session’s firearm captured the incident. This video...

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Police Shooting Captured by Viridian Gun Cam

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Police Shooting Captured by Viridian Gun Cam

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. –– The FACT Duty™ Weapon-Mounted Camera (WMC™) from Viridian Weapon Technologies made history in 2019 as it recorded an officer-involved shooting (OIS) in Texas. This is the first OIS in the world captured by a gun camera, and Viridian representatives have been informed that the gun camera footage will be one of the key pieces of evidence in a trial scheduled for next week. “Body cameras can be obscured during confrontations, and we often hear of officers failing to activate these body-worn devices,” said Viridian President and CEO Brian Hedeen. “However, an officer’s gun is out front where...

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