Expensive and Dangerous: Vallejo police may pay more per officer in civil rights cases than any other agency


From 2013-2018, Vallejo paid out $6,184,587 in civil rights cases. That amounts to $9,370 per officer per year, thousands of dollars more than other agencies nationwide.

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Expensive and Dangerous: Vallejo police may pay more per officer in civil rights cases than any other agency
Detective Mat Mustard, right, falsely accused a couple of faking their own kidnapping, leading to a $2.5 million settlement.