A former Bay Area Rapid Transit officer convicted of the fatal shooting of an unarmed man has been released from jail after serving one year of a two-year sentence.
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.
Two San Francisco women were shocked with a stun gun and robbed while sitting in their car Wednesday evening in the city’s Balboa Terrace neighborhood, according to police.
The Santa Cruz County District Attorney’s Office Tuesday filed 29 charges against an armed jail inmate who allegedly attacked a sheriff’s deputy last week at a hospital in Santa Cruz and prompted a five-hour manhunt.
A Santa Cruz County inmate who beat a sheriff’s deputy and stole her gun likely faked a shoulder injury as part of his escape plan, authorities said Wednesday.
A Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputy allegedly beaten and attacked with a Taser by an inmate who escaped from her custody is out of the hospital.
A Santa Cruz County jail inmate who escaped custody by using a stun gun on a sheriff’s deputy, taking her handgun and then shooting at a woman, was recaptured late Monday afternoon following a standoff, authorities said.