FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Tactical Pants - Galls
A popular choice for public safety professionals, the Galls Tactical Pants are...

Top News

BART to Issue TASERs to Every Officer

May 27, 2011  | 

All Bay Area Rapid Transit officers will soon be issued TASERs, so they won't have to check out the devices from a common pool.

The agency's board on Thursday approved the purchase of 130 of the electronic control devices. The $140,775 purchase of the additional stun guns was recommended by outside consultants following the fatal 2009 New Year's Day shooting of Oscar Grant by then BART police officer Johannes Mehserle.

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Related:

BART Verdict: Consider a Weak-Hand TASER Draw


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Dick's Asked to Donate Rifles to Police Rather Than Destroy Them
Gun enthusiasts are asking the company to donate the rifles to cash-strapped police...
Massachusetts' Top Court Strikes Down Ban on Civilians Owning Stun Guns
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in the case of a man who was criminally...
Federal Premium Adds to Lineup of American Eagle Rifle Ammunition
Federal Premium has added new calibers and grain weights to its full line of American...

Police Magazine