Articles Tagged “police commission”

  • Tasers May Not Be As Safe As Advertised

    According to Wikipedia a taser is an electroshock weapon sold by Taser International, Inc. It uses electric current to disrupt voluntary control of muscles causing neuromuscular incapacitation. Someone struck by a Taser experiences stimulation of his or her sensory nerves and motor nerves, resulting in strong involuntary muscle contractions.

  • SFPD Continues Push for Tasers

    Despite strong opposition to their use, San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr returned to the Police Commission Wednesday arguing for the adoption and use of Tasers by the police department.

  • Police discuss proposed community policing reforms

    Police discuss proposed community policing reforms

    By Ari Burack April 24, 2008 An advisory committee organized by the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice Wednesday recommended a number of improvements to increase police visibility and build trust in the community.…