Welfare Check/Battery on a Peace Officer (Prohibition Order Issued)/Psychiatric Evalutaion

Dec. 25, 2013, 8:27 p.m.

West Oakland
Case: 1312-3828

Officers were detailed to the station in order to perform a welfare check on a male subject who was described as urinating and lodging in a stairway. On their arrival, the officers made contact with the subject and determined that, due to potential narcotics use and a psychiatric issue, he was gravely disabled. However, as the officers attempted to escort the subject to the concourse level and await the arrival of paramedics, the subject suddenly punched one of the officers and a struggle ensued. During the struggle, the officers were unable to control the resistive subject, and he was Tasered. The subject, however, continued to physically resist and was Tasered a second time. Shortly thereafter, the officers managed to take him into custody. A sergeant responded in order to approve the arrest, debrief the suspect and perform the use of force investigation. The battered officer sustained a minor injury, but did not require medical attention. The subject, on the other hand, was transported to Highland Hospital for medical clearance due to being Tasered. Upon being medically cleared, the subject will be transported to John George Psychiatric Pavilion to receive psychiatric treatment while on a police hold. After receiving psychiatric clearance, he will be booked for battery on a peace officer; he was also issued a prohibition order.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
Assault/Battery Psychiatric Evaluation