Stories tagged: Tasers
Thu., June 5, 2014
Revamped restraint policy draws criticism in Cheney district
Parents in Cheney are worried about a new school policy that allows school security officers to use batons and Tasers to control special-needs students. The school district acknowledges the language …
Sun., April 21, 2013
Council OKs spending $1.1 million on police equipment, training
Spokane police patrol cars may soon be equipped with cameras to record encounters with the public. The Spokane City Council last week agreed to spend $1.1 million from reserves to …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2011
Tasered man, 56, died of heart attack
A man who died after being shocked with a Taser by a sheriff’s deputy in North Idaho in May suffered a heart attack, officials said Friday. Daniel L. Mittelstadt, 56, …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2011, 2:06 p.m.
Man Tasered in North Idaho died of heart attack
A man who died after being shocked with a Taser by a sheriff’s deputy in North Idaho in May suffered a heart attack, officials announced today.
Wed., June 1, 2011
Sheriff argues for supplies
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich gave county commissioners a $372,631 list of equipment and software Tuesday that he’d like to buy with county reserves. Commissioners took no action, but agreed to discuss …
Tue., May 24, 2011, 2:08 p.m.
Driver shocked with Taser after Valley police chase
An intoxicated driver was shocked with a Taser this morning after a high-speed police chase that ended with his SUV slamming through an iron fence and striking a carport at …
Wed., Jan. 5, 2011
Civil trial over use of Taser begins
A Spokane County sheriff’s detective who has been the subject of a number of use-of-force complaints appeared in court Tuesday, the first day in a civil trial brought by a …
Wed., Oct. 21, 2009, 11:23 a.m.
Taser issues advisory on use of stun guns
Taser International is advising police agencies across the nation not to shoot its stun guns at a suspect’s chest. The Arizona-based company says such action poses a risk — albeit …
Tue., March 20, 2007
Cow-Tasing means 50,000 volts of fun
Ever since spoilsports in the Washington Legislature made even attending cockfights a felony, I’ve been searching for a legal way to watch as humans show the Animal Kingdom who’s the …