For Vallejo officers who use force, a pattern of promotions and awards


Of 45 officers whose actions over the last decade have led to monetary payouts in civil rights lawsuits, all but 15 have been promoted or received an award since the incident,

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For Vallejo officers who use force, a pattern of promotions and awards
Corporal Dustin Joseph, right, was named the Vallejo Rotary Club’s Officer of the Year on Feb. 1, 2016. He and Officer Sean Kenney killed Mario Romero in 2012.