Police in Ferndale say a woman stopped for driving with an expired license plate had what looked like a pink colored cell phone in her purse.
Debra Pernell-Simmons says she was demonstrating on behalf of a female inmate who had complained of mistreatment, when she was suddenly tased.
One person was reportedly tasered by police in the facility near Van Dyke and 23 Mile road.
State lawmakers are considering whether to allow some people in Michigan to carry concealed stun guns for personal protection.
Michigan State Police are handling investigations into the deaths of two men following separate confrontations on the same day involving Saginaw police.
Michigan State Police say they’ve found no criminal wrongdoing on behalf of authorities in the death of a 35-year-old man in a mid-Michigan jail cell.
Police say a 36-year-old New Jersey man who was found dead in a mid-Michigan jail cell over the weekend had been subdued by officers using a stun gun during his arrest.
Police in Ferndale were able to use a Taser to prevent a suicidal man from taking his life.
A 25-year-old man is hospitalized in serious condition after Waterford Police officers tased and shot him as he allegedly tried to attack them with a two-foot long sword.
A judge in Mount Clemens has sentenced a father to a year in jail and parenting classes after he used his 2-year-old daughter as a shield during a confrontation with a Taser-wielding police officer.