Vallejo Police Department
After a bloody incident 15 years ago, California lawmakers allowed police officers to arm themselves with high-powered guns. But the rule didn’t consider what happens when an officer retires.
A Vallejo police officer gunned down in November while chasing a suspected bank robber has been memorialized with a song and video recorded in his honor by a fellow police officer.
Christmas came early for several Bay Area law enforcement agencies this week, when they received a total of $1.2 million in cash disbursements for their roles in the arrest and successful prosecution of a major marijuana dealer in Hayward.
A Solano County Superior Court judge issued a gag order Thursday morning that prohibits attorneys from publicly discussing the case involving the murder of Vallejo police officer James Capoot.
Thousands of mourners filled a high school stadium Wednesday for the memorial service for slain police Officer James Capoot, who was fatally shot while chasing a bank robbery suspect earlier this month.
The man accused of fatally shooting Vallejo police Officer James Capoot earlier this month pleaded not guilty to capital murder charges in a Fairfield courtroom Tuesday morning.
Hundreds braved the cold and wet weather to pay their respects to the man who was killed while responding to a bank robbery last Thursday.
Vallejo’s police department is mourning the loss of Officer Jim Capoot who was described as well loved amongst the force and in the community.
An alleged bank robber suspected of fatally shooting a Vallejo police officer Thursday has been identified as 37-year-old Henry Albert Smith, a police spokesman said Friday.
The success of crime cameras in controlling prostitution has led Vallejo to expand the number of cameras deployed around town.