Records show Vallejo police paid for repaired or replacement badges for officers in shootings


Officers may have obtained refurbished or replacement badges to obscure a tradition of bending the tips of their badges to mark on-duty shootings.

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Records show Vallejo police paid for repaired or replacement badges for officers in shootings
An invoice for refurbishment of a Vallejo police badge to "straighten the point above 'E' in Vallejo," one of nearly 1,200 pages of records obtained by the Vallejo Sun.