‘Out of control’: Vallejo police Lt. Steve Darden’s reputation for unchecked anger


Darden has faced a string of excessive force complaints as well as internal complaints that allege he’s harassed, berated and bullied colleagues and subordinates.

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‘Out of control’: Vallejo police Lt. Steve Darden’s reputation for unchecked anger
Steve Darden appears in a recruitment video for the Vallejo Police Department. Photo: Vallejo Police Department.