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truTV tries innovative tech on new “Police POV”

The police officer's point of view, delivered with innovative camera technologies, will give viewers a new experience in truTV's series Police POV, premiering April 17.
March 21, 2011

The police officer’s point of view,¬†delivered with¬†innovative camera technologies, will give viewers a new experience in truTV’s series Police POV.

Premiering on April 17 , the series utilizes the Taser Axon (TM) on-officer camera system, a technology developed by TASER International and brought to television through an exclusive relationship with BASE Productions, Inc.

The specially designed cameras record an officer’s point-of-view during every chase, shootout, takedown or confrontation as they patrol, and Police POV will bring the technology to TV for the first time.

Police POV takes the Cops-style genre to an unprecedented level by giving viewers first-person access to an officer’s point-of-view,” said Marc Juris, executive vice president and general manager of truTV.

“We are thrilled to partner with cutting-edge industry leaders like truTV and TASER,” said Mickey Stern, co-owner and executive producer of BASE. “Law enforcement programming is among the most successful genres in television. Reinventing it for a new era is a challenging and exciting opportunity.”

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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