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SIX POLICE COMMISSION FORUMS ON ‘LESS THAN LETHAL WEAPONS’ & ‘USE OF FORCE’

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THE VOTE ON TASERS WILL BE IN NOVEMBER.

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m., South of Market Recreation Center Auditorium, 270 Sixth St.: Special Session on Tasers.

NOTE: this Police Commission meeting will not be held at Room 400, City Hall; it is a neighborhood meeting in the Southern District. Public comment will be heard, and Southern Station Acting Capt. Steven Balma will make a presentation concerning Southern District public protection issues. Tasers may be subsumed under “public protections.”

Monday, Oct. 22, 6 p.m., Hamilton Recreation Center, 1900 Geary Blvd at Steiner: A Community Meeting on Less Than Lethal Weapons and Updated Taser Information. A subcommittee of the Commission, composed of Commissioners Angela Chan, Julius Turman and Judith Loftus, will meet with Chief Suhr and the public.

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6 p.m., Scottish Rite Cultural Center, 2850 19th Ave. near Stern Grove: Use of Force Discussion

Wed, Oct. 24 Room 400, City Hall: Use of Force Discussion

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m., Downtown High School, 693 Vermont St., Potrero Hill: Use of Force Discussion

Wed. Nov. 7, 6 p.m., Room 400, City Hall: Use of Force Discussion – This may be the date the Commission will vote on tasers

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One thought on “SIX POLICE COMMISSION FORUMS ON ‘LESS THAN LETHAL WEAPONS’ & ‘USE OF FORCE’

  1. Although I do not reside in California, I signed onto the petition in solidarity with those in the San Francisco area who are working on these and related matters.

    These matters are of course also being grappled with in the state of Vermont as well, including due to the death of MacAdam Mason on June 20th, whose death has since been ruled by the medical examiner as being due to his having been tazed in the chest:
    http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20120928/NEWS07/309280026/Taser-shock-killed-Thetford-man-medical-examiner-finds

    By the way, both the findings and recommendations found within the 2011 Montpelier Taser Committee report might be of interest as well:
    https://docs.google.com/open?id=1TddNasu1PPtpY7yAbYtbtvCn7A5jPEpzXfESs_GLX-DSios9aiqtevqLR7OW

    Related information is also available on the following online informational slideshow:
    https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dgnfk6wj_186xn9rkncm

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