Special Prosecutor: Vallejo Police Officers Acted In Self-Defense In Willie McCoy Fatal ShootingAn independent special counsel brought in to investigate the Vallejo police shooting of Bay Area rapper Willie McCoy has ruled the six officers acted in self-defense and should not face any charges in the 2019 shooting that left McCoy dead and his car riddled with bullets in a Taco Bell drive-thru.
Vallejo Police Launch Investigation Into Employee's Alleged Use Of A SwastikaVallejo Police Chief Shawny Williams confirmed Monday that his department has ordered an outside investigation into the alleged use of a swastika by an employee.
Vallejo Police Department Fires Officer Involved In Two Fatal ShootingsThe Vallejo Police Department fired an officer Wednesday who was involved in two fatal shootings within the past two years.
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.
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.
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
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.
Use Of Force Expert Says Vallejo Officers' Shooting Of Rapper Was ReasonableA use of force expert said the Vallejo police officers' fatal shooting of rap artist Willie McCoy, 20, in a Taco Bell drive-thru in February was reasonable and in line with modern training and police practices