San Mateo County To Hold Forum On Tasers Following 3 DeathsIn the wake of three deaths involving Taser stun gun deployments by law enforcement officers in San Mateo County this year, the county Board of Supervisors voted at its meeting on Tuesday to hold an upcoming public forum on Tasers.
San Francisco Voters Reject SFPOA Measure On Stun GunsIf passed, the proposition would have allowed for the Police Department to request funding for the devices within 45 days of it being enacted.
San Francisco Police Union Floats A Ballot Measure On TasersSan Francisco police union is considering putting forward a ballot measure that would shape the policy governing use of Tasers.
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.
Renewed SFPD Push For Tasers Met With Strong OppositionOpponents of a proposal to arm San Francisco police with Tasers turned out in force at a public meeting Tuesday night.
Tasers Dominate Debate Over Proposed SFPD Use Of Force PolicySan Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr presented a new use of force policy to the city’s Police Commission Wednesday evening in response to the fatal shooting of Mario Woods.
San Francisco Police Officers Association Urges City To Issue TasersTwo weeks after a fatal officer-involved shooting that led to a public outcry, the San Francisco Police Officers Association is urging the city to issue stun guns to officers.
FBI Stats Show Property Crime Is Up Throughout The Bay AreaFBI statistics released on Monday show that besides an increase in violent crime, the increasing trend of property crime throughout the Bay Area last year is seeping into 2013.
Berkeley’s Police Officers Association Makes Push To Arm Cops With TasersThe 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.
San Francisco Police Chief Withdraws Stun Gun Proposal Amid OppositionSan 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.
San Francisco Police Commission Delays Decision On Use Of TasersThe San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday night decided again to hold off on allowing the Police Department to use Tasers.
BART Unanimously Approves Tasers For OfficersCiting a need to not only arm, but also train officers on Taser use, BART has unanimously approved funding to purchase a stun gun for each and every officer in the agency's police department.
BART Considers Buying Additional Stun GunsBay Area Rapid Transit police officers may each get their own stun gun instead of having to check the devices out of a common pool.
SFPD To Again Discuss Arming Officers With TasersThe question of whether Tasers should be issued to the San Francisco Police Department will be hashed out at a city hall meeting Wednesday night.
SFPD Revives Efforts To Equip Officers With TasersIn the wake of at least three recent officer-related shootings, the San Francisco Police Department is reviving efforts to equip officers with electronic stun guns.