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Sioux Falls police want to use Tasers

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SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls police chief wants to arm his officers with stun guns.

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KSFY-TV reports that Chief Doug Barthel has requested $120,000 in the department's budget to equip each officer with a Taser.

Barthel says Tasers could help protect officers, along with their firearms, batons and pepper spray.

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