Cost Of Proposed Tasers For SFPD Estimated At $8 MillionDespite public opposition, the San Francisco Police Department is considering adopting Tasers, and a police commander Friday noted that a city budget analyst has pegged the cost at around $8 million.
San Francisco Police Chief Withdraws Stun Gun Proposal Amid OppositionSan Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr told the Police Commission that he is dropping his proposal to arm some officers with stun guns because of the “onerous” restrictions of their use.
San Francisco Mayor Expected To Name New Police Chief This WeekSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is expected to make his choice for a permanent police chief in the coming week.
Concerns Growing Over San Francisco Police Department StaffingIn an effort to save money, the San Francisco Police Department is not replacing the hundred or so officers that left the department last year and canceling police academy classes.
San Francisco Police To Explore Taser Use Following VoteThe San Francisco Police Commission voted 6-1 Wednesday night to allow the Police Department to look into the use of Tasers by officers, nearly a year after shooting down a similar proposal.
SFPD To Again Discuss Arming Officers With TasersThe question of whether Tasers should be issued to the San Francisco Police Department will be hashed out at a city hall meeting Wednesday night.