Golden Gate Xpress

Tasers: SFPD’s new weapon

Kelly Rodriguez Murillo

November 8, 2017

Last Friday, all four mayoral appointees in the Police Commission voted yes on the approval for the San Francisco Police Department to use conducted electrical weapons, or tasers, in San Francisco. This underhanded decision was d...

University groups complete Taser resolution draft

Julia Middlemiss

February 7, 2014

University Affairs students met with representatives from Students Against Police Brutality in the Cesar Chavez Student Center tonight, to further amend the resolution concerning the possibility of arming University police with Tasers. The mee...

Taser dispute rouses plans for protests

Bradley Focht and Andrew Cullen

November 19, 2013

A group of students against the University Police Department’s proposed use of Tasers hosted a meeting in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center, Cesar Chavez Student Center room T143, Tuesday, to discuss plans to protest T...

University has yet to answer why campus police need Tasers

Beza Beneberu

November 19, 2013

Tasers, Tasers, Tasers... I get it – I'm tired of hearing about SF State's Taser debate, too. But is the solution to let the administration do whatever they want because we're annoyed that it's taking too long to resolve? ...

No decision has been made on the use of Tasers, says President Wong

Andrew Cullen

October 29, 2013

SF State President Leslie E. Wong led a campus safety discussion in Jack Adams Hall Thursday, where he was hit with a barrage of student concerns about the University Police Department’s proposed use of Tasers. The campus ...

UPD awaits Taser approval from President Wong

Erica Linker

October 23, 2013

At a party last fall in Redwood City, a fight over drugs broke out. Officers arrived at the scene and SF State student Daniel Atwood decided to make a run for it. He hadn't gotten far before an officer fired a Taser at him....

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