S.F. Police Commissioners Vote in Support of Arming Officers with TasersSan Francisco police commissioners voted 4-3 late Friday night in support of a plan to arm all city police officers with Tasers following a raucous six and a half-hour hearing.
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.
Oakland Police Say Man Resisting Arrest Died After Being TasedA man who allegedly tried to flee the scene of a car crash died while in the custody of Oakland police after officers used an electronic stun gun to detain him.
Santa Rosa Man Tasered, Beaten By Deputies Files LawsuitA North Bay man who was Tasered and beaten in his home by a sheriff's deputy during a domestic disturbance call last year and captured the violent scene on video is filing suit.
Santa Rosa Officers Tase Man Who Indicated Desire To Be Shot By PoliceSanta Rosa police shot, Tased and arrested a man for a disturbance overnight. After arrest, he made statements about wanting to be shot.
Taser Unveils Smallest-Ever Stun Gun For ConsumersTaser International has released their smallest stun gun ever, marketing the devices for private citizens even as San Francisco as officials debate whether or not police officers should carry their own stun guns.
$1.25 Million Settlement For Man Repeatedly Tased By Sonoma County Sheriff's DeputiesA man has been awarded a $1.25 million settlement for being shot with a Taser 23 times while he was being booked by Sonoma County deputies on drunk driving charges.
San Francisco's Police Chief To Ask For TasersSan Francisco's police chief plans to ask city officials to arm his department with Tasers amid continued protests over the shooting death of a knife-wielding suspect last week.
Wrong-Way Driver On Hwy 101 In Millbrae Crashes Car While Fleeing CHPA wrong-way driver was arrested in Millbrae early Saturday morning after crashing his car while exiting U.S. Highway 101 at a high rate of speed during a pursuit.
Home Burglary Suspect Fleeing Police Tased Near Palo Alto Caltrain StationA man who allegedly attempted to burglarize a home in Palo Alto was arrested after a brief chase and struggle near a Caltrain station Friday morning.
Oakland Cop Investigating Sideshow Uses Stun Gun During Struggle For Firearm With SuspectAn armed man was arrested in Oakland Saturday night on suspicion of assaulting a peace officer with a firearm, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.
Man Claiming He Lost An Eye When Fairfield Police Tased Him Suing For $25MA 31-year-old man has filed a $25 million lawsuit against the Fairfield police department, saying he lost his left eye after police Tased him.