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San Jose State University Police Taser, Shoot Suspect Dead

SAN JOSE (KCBS) – A knife-wielding man hit with a stun gun by a San Jose State University police officer, then shot by another campus police officer, subsequently died from his injuries, police said Friday.

02/21/2014

Esalen Institute

Sheriff Deputies In Big Sur Taser Naked Man At Esalen Institute

A combative man at a popular coastal spa had to be Tasered by Monterey County Sheriff deputies on Saturday.

02/09/2014

An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Independent Monitor Says Oakland Police Falling Behind In Reform Measures

An independent monitor appointed to review court-ordered reforms for the Oakland Police Department says the agency is falling behind in its efforts.

01/22/2014

A stun gun (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Berkeley’s Police Officers Association Makes Push To Arm Cops With Tasers

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.

05/29/2013

A stun gun (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Student Hit With Stun-Gun By Classmate At SF Potrero Hill School

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.

04/17/2013

A homeless man sleeps in San Francisco Civic Center. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: SFPD Chief Suhr On Chronic Drunks, Tasers For Officers

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.

04/15/2013

A stun gun (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Woman Uses Stun Gun To Break Up Fight On BART Train

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.

04/10/2013

Dog Walker Gary Hesterberg was shot with a stun-gun in San Mateo County (San Mateo Sheriff)

Bay Area Dog Walker Hit With Stun Gun Sues Park Service

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.

03/22/2013

Taser, stun gun

Knife-Wielding Man Tased At Oakland Children’s Hospital

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.

02/25/2013

San Francisco Muni

Mugger Reportedly Tases Woman In The Face In Daytime SF Attack

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.

01/10/2013

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