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Vallejo Police Department

Vallejo Police Department Shrinks & Neighborhood Watch Catches On

Vallejo Mayor Wants More Cops For Understaffed Police Department

Mayor Osby Davis said there is enough money in the city budget to hire at least 17 new officers.

12/25/2013

Police on the scene of an armed robbery near a Pepboys in Vallejo on November 20, 2013. The robbery was among several that took place over a four-hour span that night. (CBS)

Vallejo Imposes New Police Contract With Pay Cut, Higher Medical Costs

The head of the Vallejo police officers union says he is disappointed the City Council unanimously approved a contract with police employees, that includes a five percent pay cut and requires active and retired police employees to pay more for their health care.

12/17/2013

A Vallejo police cruiser. (CBS)

Struggling To Find Cops, Vallejo Shifts Funds To Paving Projects

The City of Vallejo has $2.5 million to put toward more officers on the streets, but those funds will soon be diverted to repaving because the city can’t find qualified candidates to take the jobs.

10/10/2013

Bomb Scare Which Cleared Vallejo Courthouse A Hoax

The Solano County courthouse in Vallejo was closed for nearly four and a half hours Thursday due to a bomb threat that ultimately proved to be a hoax.

08/30/2013

Broken Glass, window, burglary, generic, crime scene

Vallejo Police Arrest 1, Seek 2 Others For Saturday Home Burglary

A man has been arrested and two others remain at large after allegedly burglarizing a home in Vallejo Saturday morning.

07/21/2013

Prostitutes walk along a sidewalk.

5 Men Arrested In Vallejo Prostitution Sting

Five men were arrested in an undercover prostitution sting in Vallejo Friday, police said.

06/09/2013

CHP, Sheriff Augment Understaffed Vallejo Police Department

Deputies from the Solano County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the California Highway Patrol have been assigned to patrol duty in Vallejo to augment a city police department down to just 85 officers.

05/24/2013

Vallejo PD officer James Capoot, suspect Henry Albert Smith (Vallejo PD/Solano Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Suspected Bank Robber To Stand Trial In Vallejo Officer Murder

A suspected bank robber charged with killing a Vallejo police officer will stand trial after a Solano County judge ruled that enough evidence exists against him.

11/30/2012

Bath salts seized during a recent bust in Fremont. (Fremont Police Department)

Fremont Police Crack Down On Smoke Shops Selling ‘Bath Salts’

Fremont Police announced Thursday the arrest of two smoke shop owners accused of selling so-called “bath salts,” as cases of people behaving erratically under the influence of the synthetic stimulants are becoming more common.

11/29/2012

Vallejo Police Action

Vallejo Police Kill Armed Naked Man, Another Arrested In Bizarre, Fiery Rampage

A naked man was shot and killed by police in Vallejo early Sunday and another naked man arrested after a bizarre, drug-fueled disturbance that also included a house fire and the decapitation of three birds, according to police.

10/21/2012

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