Scott Morris

Scott Morris

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Scott Morris is a journalist based in Oakland who covers policing, protest, civil rights and far-right extremism. His work has been published in ProPublica, the Appeal and Oaklandside.

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  Sep 15, 2022

Former Solano law enforcement officers seek to expand political power in November

Races in Fairfield and Vacaville could give former cops an oversight role over law enforcement agencies....

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  Sep 15, 2022

Solano sheriff, DA incumbents won broadly in low-turnout June election

Solano County District Attorney Krishna Abrams and Sheriff Tom Ferrara won their respective races for reelection in June with broad support in all areas of the county....

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  Sep 08, 2022

Vallejo alleges residential motel used in Project RoomKey failed to produce tax records

A lawsuit pits the city against a former partner....

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  Sep 03, 2022

Body cam video shows Solano deputy kill Jason Thompson

The video released includes dash camera video and body camera video from three deputies who were present during the shooting on June 19....

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  Aug 31, 2022

Numerous dead sturgeon found on Mare Island shore amid lethal algae bloom

The massive fish die-off appears to be caused by an algae bloom across the Bay Area....

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  Aug 26, 2022

Vallejo targets private property owners to remove homeless people

The city of Vallejo is suing a property owner to remove people experiencing homelessness from an encampment....

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  Aug 25, 2022

Benicia officer not disciplined after accidental release of dog that mauled man

An outside investigator found that the officer had violated department policy....

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  Aug 18, 2022

DA delays release of video of Solano sheriff’s killing of Jason Thompson

Sheriff’s deputies shot and killed Thompson in Vallejo on June 19....

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  Aug 11, 2022

Benicia sued for death of pedestrian hit by speeding police officer

A California Highway Patrol investigation concluded that Officer James Franklin would have avoided the crash if he hadn’t been speeding....

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  Aug 09, 2022

Sixth person who died in Vallejo’s Project RoomKey identified

A sixth participant who died during the program designed to help vulnerable homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic has been identified as Pia Sorrell....

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  Jul 27, 2022

Vallejo, Richmond charter school workers form rare union with IWW

The union drive at Caliber Public Schools began in Richmond two years ago and staff has been organizing since....

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  Jul 20, 2022

Vallejo police killing of Ronell Foster led to internal conflict, newly released records show

While then-Sgt. Sanjay Ramrakha cleared McMahon of any policy violations in the fatal shooting, both the department's deputy police chief and interim police chief who ordered the investigation disagreed....

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