Stories about Guns

Cops push stunning ballot measure to allow Tasers

POA measure would override civilian oversight, force the city to spend millions on dangerous stun guns, and undermine the new Use of Force policies. Why isn't everyone at City Hall opposing this?

Growing chorus agrees Gascon bungled the Zarate case

While rightwingosphere goes crazy, SF looks at how DA tried to turn tragic accident into murder

Prosecution portrays Garcia Zarate as sophisticated killer

Closing argument clashes with everything we have heard about the immigrant accused of killing Kate Steinle

Steinle killing was an accident, defense witness suggests

In Zarate Trial, firearms expert debunks prosecution theory

Police Commission approves Tasers

Now the battle moves to the Board of Supes, which will have to approve funding for the dangerous stun guns

Cops in Zarate case never considered that they might be wrong

Testimony shows a failure to pursue any evidence that clashed with the investigators' initial version of events

Prosecution expert presents conflicting testimony on Steinle shooting

No clear evidence from key witness that Zarate intended to point a gun at the victim

The Agenda: Tasers, cannabis, and homeless deaths…

We look at the key events of the week ahead

Zarate had gunshot residue on his hands — one tiny particle

Forensic evidence doesn't seem to add much to the prosecution's case

OPINION: The case against Tasers

They often don't work, when they do they can be deadly -- and they don't stop cops from shooting people