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 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.
Police Department Chief Greg Suhr told KCBS the idea is to get chronic drunks and drug abusers off the streets and into treatment programs using a carrot-stick approach.
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.
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.
A Contra Costa County Jail inmate who died Tuesday after a sheriff’s deputy used a Taser to subdue him has been identified as 58-year-old Oakland man Donald Ray McCullough, a sheriff’s office spokesman said on Wednesday.
A man was shocked with a stun gun during a home invasion robbery in San Francisco’s Mission District early Sunday morning, police said Tuesday.