Family Of SF Man Killed By Vallejo Police Demands Justice, Files Civil Rights SuitOakland attorney John Burris filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Vallejo and Vallejo Police Officer Jarrett Tonn on Thursday for the fatal shooting of San Francisco resident Sean Monterrosa during a Black Lives Matter protest in early June.
Proposal Would Allow Families Of Police Brutality Victims To Seek CompensationA bill to be considered in the California Legislature would allow the families of police brutality victims to seek compensation from the state even if someone is not arrested or charged with a crime.
Civil Rights Attorney Burris To File Federal Lawsuit Against Vallejo Over Monterrosa KillingOakland attorney John Burris plans to file a federal civil rights lawsuit on Thursday against the city of Vallejo and one of its officers over the shooting of a San Francisco man through the windshield of a police vehicle.
Vallejo Police Chief Wanted To Fire Officer Involved In Willie McCoy ShootingCity officials released a flood of new documentation connected to the fatal 2019 Vallejo Police officer-involved shooting of rapper Willie McCoy Wednesday, including evidence current Chief Shawny Williams recommended one officer's termination.
Solano County DA Appoints Special Prosecutor To Review Willie McCoy CaseSolano County District Attorney Krishna Abrams on Thursday announced the appointment of Michael Ramos as a special prosecutor to review the Vallejo Police Department officer-involved shooting in February that killed rapper Willie McCoy.
Vallejo City Attorney Wants Judge To Order D.A. To Investigate Fatal Police ShootingsThe Vallejo City Attorney plans to ask a judge to order the Solano County District Attorney to investigate two high-profile fatal police shootings. So far, the district attorney is refusing to do so.
VIDEO: Vallejo Police Release Walgreens Security Cam Looting Video From Night Of Sean Monterrosa ShootingInvestigators have released in-store security camera video of a Vallejo Walgreens being looted by a gang of least 8 suspects prior to the June 2nd fatal officer-involved shooting of Sean Monterrosa in the parking lot outside.
State Attorney General To Investigate Evidence Destruction In Monterrosa Vallejo Officer-Involved ShootingState Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Friday night that his office will launch an investigation of the alleged destruction of evidence in the June 2 Vallejo officer-involved shooting of Sean Monterrosa.
Pelosi Calls On FBI To Investigate Vallejo Police Shooting Of Sean Monterrosa; City Demands DA Probe House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for a federal investigation Friday of the Vallejo police killing of Sean Monterrosa following word this week that evidence in the case had been destroyed.
Windshield From Vallejo Police Car Involved In Sean Monterrosa Killing Destroyed; Employee Placed On LeaveAn employee with the City of Vallejo has been placed on leave after investigators looking into the death of Sean Monterrosa - shot by a Vallejo police officer from inside a moving patrol vehicle - discovered the windshield from the patrol vehicle with bullet holes had been destroyed and not preserved as evidence in the case.
Vallejo Police Release Body Cam Video Of Fatal June 2 Officer-Involved ShootingPolice in Vallejo on Wednesday released body camera footage of the fatal officer-involved shooting on June 2 that left unarmed San Francisco resident Sean Monterrosa dead.
Solano County DA Recuses Her Office From 2 Vallejo Police Shooting InvestigationsSolano County District Attorney Krishna Abrams announced Thursday afternoon that her office will recuse itself from reviewing the deadly Vallejo police shootings of Willie McCoy and Sean Monterrosa and, instead, kicked the cases back to California attorney general Xavier Becerra
AG Xavier Becerra Won't Examine Vallejo Police Killing Of Sean MonterrosaCalifornia’s attorney general declined Wednesday to independently investigate the fatal shooting of Sean Monterrosa.
San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Offers Money To Aid Victims Of Police ViolenceThe policy change by District Attorney Chesa Boudin comes as the U.S. reels from the deaths of George Floyd and other people of color at the hands of police.
State Attorney General To Review Vallejo Police Use Of Deadly Force PoliciesIn the wake of several officer-involved shootings including the death of Sean Monterrosa this week, Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced on Friday his agency would do a comprehensive review of the Vallejo Police Department's use of deadly force policies.