The seemingly never-ending debate over whether to outfit San Francisco police officers with devices capable of shooting 50,000 volts of electricity through the body is recharging once again.
The Police Department’s campaign, which would give stun guns to 103 officers specially trained to handle mentally ill people as part of a pilot program, is kicking into high gear, beginning with a planned Jan. 9 community meeting, Police Chief Greg Suhr said Thursday. Read More
A man shot and killed by police yesterday in the Financial District after allegedly slashing a co-worker with a box cutter was identified as Pralith Pralourng, 32, of Oakland. Read More
Police fatally shot a hairnet-wearing TCHO chocolate factory worker Wednesday morning in the Financial District after the suspect allegedly lunged at an officer with a box cutter. Read More