Police Commission

Taser, stun gun

San Francisco Police Chief Withdraws Stun Gun Proposal Amid Opposition

San 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.


Interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Expected To Name New Police Chief This Week

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is expected to make his choice for a permanent police chief in the coming week.


San Francisco Police, generic (AP Graphic)

Concerns Growing Over San Francisco Police Department Staffing

In 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.


Taser X26c stun gun (AP)

San Francisco Police To Explore Taser Use Following Vote

The 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.

CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011

A Taser X26 stun gun (AP Graphics)

SFPD To Again Discuss Arming Officers With Tasers

The question of whether Tasers should be issued to the San Francisco Police Department will be hashed out at a city hall meeting Wednesday night.