The Berkeley Police Officers Association is releasing an online citizen’s survey on the use of Tasers and would like the city to explore arming the police force with the devices.
A Sonoma County man’s video that shows police officers kicking in a door and using a stun gun on him has gone viral and is raising questions about the constitutionality of police tactics.
A student at a school in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood is facing disciplinary measures after allegedly using a Taser on another student Wednesday, school district officials said.
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.
A passenger onboard a San Francisco-bound Bay Area Rapid Transit train used a stun gun to break up a fight between two other passengers.
A San Mateo County man is suing the National Park Service and a park ranger who allegedly shot him with a stun gun for being uncooperative about his off-leash dog.
Deputies used a Taser to subdue a man who was armed with a knife in the lobby of Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland Monday morning, authorities said.
A San Francisco woman tells the blog Haighteration that she was waiting for the bus near Divisadero and Haight St. when a man demanding her phone attacked her and shot her in the face multiple times with a stun gun.
The man accused of kidnapping and killing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar is facing new charges for three previous attempted kidnappings, Santa Clara County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Officers in Petaluma had to use a Taser early Monday to subdue and arrest a man who led police on a 100 mph chase after they attempted to stop a pickup truck identified as stolen, a sergeant said Tuesday.