Vallejo Declares Public Safety Emergency After Alarming Spike In Crime During The Pandemic; 'It's A Very Brave Step For All Of Us'With a unanimous vote, the Vallejo City Council has declared a public safety emergency giving unprecedented powers to the City Manager to get around local laws and regulations to fight crime.
Vallejo Settles Suit For Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Ronell Foster For $5.7 MillionA civil case has been settled against the city of Vallejo for $5.7 million over the fatal police shooting of Ronell Foster in 2018, city officials announced Friday.
Vallejo Police Investigate 2 Separate Fatal Shootings In Space Of 8 HoursPolice in Vallejo on Thursday announced they are investigating two separate fatal shootings that happened since Wednesday night.
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.
San Bruno: Coroner IDs Human Remains Found In Yellow Construction Bag As Vallejo ManThe coroner has identified human remains found in a yellow construction bag on the side of the road last month, according to the San Bruno Police Department.
KPIX 5 Exclusive: Chief Deputy District Attorney Paul Sequeira On Selection Of Vallejo Police Shooting Special ProsecutorChief Deputy District Attorney Paul Sequeira sat down with KPIX5 and talk about the selection of Michael Ramos, the former District Attorney of San Bernardino County, to lead an independent investigation of the police shooting of Willie McCoy.
San Jose Deputy Chief Tapped As New Vallejo Police ChiefA San Jose deputy police chief has been tapped to lead the troubled Vallejo Police Department, which had its chief step down earlier this year amid controversy over police shootings and allegations of unconstitutional policing.
Neighborhood Evacuated As Vallejo Police, SWAT Team Search For Rape, Kidnapping SuspectA neighborhood in Vallejo was on lockdown as police and SWAT teams searched for an rape and kidnapping suspect.