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File #: 22-1437    Version: 1 Name: 9/19/22 Resolution to Approve a Purchase Order with Axon Enterprises, Inc. for the purchase of a Virtual Reality Training System, five-year quote ($114,225)
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/19/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/19/2022 Final action: 9/19/2022
Enactment date: 9/19/2022 Enactment #: R-22-302
Title: Resolution to Approve the Second Amendment to the Master Service and Purchasing Agreement with Axon Enterprise, Inc. for the Purchase of a Virtual Reality Training System, Five-Year Quote ($114,225)
Attachments: 1. City of Ann Arbor Second Amendment 07.2022.pdf, 2. Quote.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve the Second Amendment to the Master Service and Purchasing Agreement with Axon Enterprise, Inc. for the Purchase of a Virtual Reality Training System, Five-Year Quote ($114,225)
Memorandum
The attached resolution requests approval to issue a purchase order and enter into the Second Amendment to the Master Service and Purchasing Agreement with Axon Enterprise, Inc. for the purchase of a Virtual Reality Training System for the tasers utilized by the Police Department.

The Axon Virtual Reality Training System comes equipped with 5 VR headsets, 2 Samsung Tablets, 4 HTC Focus wrist trackers, 8 Taser 7 VR cartridges, 2 VR-enabled Glock 19 controllers, and full user access for all sworn officers.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: The total cost of this contract is $114,225 for a five-year agreement. Funds for this project in the amount of $114,225 have been budgeted in the Police Department budget.
Staff
Prepared by: Aimee Metzer, Interim Police Chief
Reviewed by: Kim Buselmeier, Financial Manager
Approved by: Milton Dohoney Jr., City Administrator
Body
Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor Police Department requires efficient and interoperable technology be maintained for public safety, allowing for the effective delivery of City services;

Whereas, The Police Department requires more interactive, real-life scenario training where officers can interact and communicate in a virtual reality scenario in real time. Officers will also be exposed to multiple scenario types including mental illness, autism, substance abuse, etc.;

Whereas, The Police Department requires a safe, scenario-based training system for community engagement, Citizens Police Academy use, and the education and training of community stakeholders;

Whereas, The Police Department requires the ability to train on-site, with minimal setup time to reduce "down-time" during training exercises;

Whereas, Axon Enterprise, Inc. currently supplies the Police Department with tasers and ...

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