Vallejo Police Department
After weeks of demonstrations against police brutality around the Bay Area, some residents in Vallejo came out to rally in support of police officers.
Mayor Osby Davis said there is enough money in the city budget to hire at least 17 new officers.
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.
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.
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.
A man has been arrested and two others remain at large after allegedly burglarizing a home in Vallejo Saturday morning.
Five men were arrested in an undercover prostitution sting in Vallejo Friday, police said.
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.
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.
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.