Vallejo Police Department

Scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting on the 2000 block of Sonoma Blvd. in Vallejo, May 25, 2012. (CBS)

Vallejo Police Kill Robbery Suspect Pointing Pellet Gun

Police in Vallejo shot and killed a suspect they said pointed a pellet gun at officers late Thursday night.

05/25/2012

A Vallejo police officer shot and killed Belle when he felt threatened during a routine house visit on May 16, 2012. (CBS)

Vallejo Family Demands Answers After Police Officer Kills Dog

A Vallejo family demands answers after a police officer shot and killed one of their dogs when he came to their house Wednesday to investigate an identity theft.

05/17/2012

A Vallejo police cruiser. (CBS)

Should Calif. Cops Turn In Assault Weapons They Own At Retirement?

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.

03/01/2012

Officer James Capoot. (Vallejo Police Department)

Slain Vallejo Police Officer Memorialized In Song

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.

02/10/2012

A Marijuana plant (Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Bay Area Police Get $1.2 M From Prosecution Of Big Drug Bust

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.

12/23/2011

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

Gag Order Issued In Vallejo Police Officer Murder Case

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.

12/01/2011

Mourners fill the stands at Vallejo High School's Corbus Field as a Marine honor guard enters for the memorial to slain Vallejo Police officer James Capoot, November 30, 2011. (CBS)

Mourners Fill High School Stadium For Slain Vallejo Police Officer Memorial

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.

11/30/2011

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

Suspect In Vallejo Police Officer’s Murder Pleads Not Guilty

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.

11/29/2011

Officer James Capoot. (Vallejo Police Department)

Vallejo Residents Pay Respects To Officer Killed During Bank Robbery

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.

11/21/2011

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

Slain Vallejo Cop Was ‘Well Loved’

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.

11/19/2011

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