Town Square

Post a New Topic

Police department looks to replace Tasers, buy new vests, lockers

Original post made on Mar 14, 2014

The Palo Alto Police Department could get new bullet-proof vests, tracking devices, Taser accessories and wireless equipment to improve communication during hostage negotiations as part of a state grant the city has recently received.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, March 14, 2014, 4:10 PM

Comments (1)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by JustMe
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Mar 15, 2014 at 1:28 pm

How about some of those wearable cameras I hear some police departments using? Initially they were called indict-o-cams by the officers, but todays news reports say that in 89% of the cases where they were used, they exonerated the officer rather than indicted him. Using those cameras might save PA some lawsuits by clarifying events during an incident.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,920 views

WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,767 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 2,351 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,794 views

A Surprise!
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 871 views