Newly-obtained video shows a then-Vallejo police detective apparently lunging at and attacking a car-chase suspect without provocation in a holding cell. That detective is now a lieutenant.
The six Vallejo police officers who shot and killed a man in the drive-thru of a restaurant with a fusillade of 55 shots will not face criminal charges, a special prosecutor said Thursday.
An attorney for the Vallejo police union apologized Wednesday for an e-mail sent to a news reporter that the journalist called a "thinly veiled threat."
Vallejo police say 470 calls regarding sideshow activity were made between 9 p.m. and midnight on Sunday.
Vallejo P.D. are seeking a Peeping Tom suspect who they say entered a public restroom to record women in bathroom stalls.
“This is one of the most brutal, unprovoked police beatdowns I’ve seen in almost 30 years of practice," Edwards attorney, Michael Haddad, said. "Vallejo needs to rein in its violent police officers.”
Vallejo Police Department on Thursday announced they are partnering with Solano County District Attorney's office on a new task force aimed at overseeing fatal police incidents such as shootings.
Testimony from former Vallejo police Officer Ryan McMahon over the shooting of an unarmed Black man raises new questions about how thoroughly the killing was investigated.
Detectives have taken over investigation of the city's 23rd murder of the year,
The Vallejo police officers union wrote that "destroying a memorial that honors the dead is truly despicable and disgusting. It is also hateful, disgraceful and cowardly."
Vallejo has 24 civil rights claims pending, which could expose the city to about $50 million in future liability.
Two firearms were seized during the arrests.
The City of Vallejo announced that police chief Shawny Williams issued a termination letter to Officer Ryan McMahon on Wednesday.
Vallejo Police Department on Tuesday announced a partnership with Atlanta-based startup, Flock Safety that expands surveillance using license plate readers (LPR) throughout Vallejo.
Vallejo Police Chief Shawny Williams has pledged to reform the police department following a decade of scandal and controversial police killings. Civil Right's groups and family members of people killed by police are skeptical he has what it takes.
Evan Sernoffsky reports.
Some Bay Area police departments edit police body-worn camera footage before releasing it to the public. Some activists say many departments go too far in manipulating the footage to spin a more favorable story. Others say editing video can provide important context that may not be visible in the raw footage.
The issue of crime in the City of Vallejo is no secret, but the issue has become more worrisome because while crime decreased for many of the Bay Area’s biggest cities, that trend does not hold true for Vallejo.
McMahon was cleared of wrongdoing in January by the Solano County District Attorney’s Office, which declared McMahon’s deadly use of force justified.
Henry Lee reports.