Sep 09, 2022

Vallejo’s surveillance advisory board codifies opposition to gunshot detection system

The board voted 4-2 during a special meeting on Tuesday to support a resolution recommending that the Vallejo City Council reject an offer from Atlanta-based Flock Safety to pair the devices with automated license plate readers already installed in Vallejo....

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  Jul 14, 2022

Vallejo surveillance board rejects gunshot detection system

The city council has final authority over acceptance of the devices and will discuss the issue at an upcoming meeting....

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  Jul 12, 2022

Vallejo board to discuss adding gunshot detection devices to city surveillance network

Vallejo’s surveillance advisory board is once again slated to discuss the possible deployment of 80 to 100 gunshot detection devices throughout the city during a special Wednesday meeting....

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  Jun 10, 2022

Vallejo surveillance board delays vote on gunshot detection devices

Police Chief Shawny Williams sought the board’s official recommendation that the Vallejo City Council accept 80 to 100 of the detection devices to place throughout the city....

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  Jun 07, 2022

Vallejo considering purchase of gunshot detection devices

The devices would be paired with automated license plate readers and cameras already provided by Flock Safety....

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  May 17, 2022

Homelessness dominates Solano supervisor candidates’ debate

Three of five candidates for the supervisor seat in District 3 debated in a forum hosted by the ACLU and Solano Community College....

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  May 04, 2022

Solano DA candidates Abrams, Henry debate equity, accountability in ACLU forum

The candidates know each other well, as Chief Deputy District Attorney Sharon Henry is challenging her boss, District Attorney Krishna Abrams....

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  Apr 11, 2022

Vallejo’s new surveillance advisory board to meet April 21

The seven-person board is set to select a chair and vice chair to serve from April to March 2023....

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  Mar 23, 2022

Vallejo City Council signs off on public outreach plan regarding police oversight

The council signed off on a nearly three-month plan to solicit recommendations from the Vallejo community on which independent oversight model will work best...

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  Mar 10, 2022

Vallejo City Council appoints new surveillance advisory board

The board will advise the council on best practices for protecting the privacy, safety, and civil rights of residents in the city’s use of surveillance technology....

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  Feb 25, 2022

27 apply to serve on Vallejo’s new surveillance advisory board

The Vallejo City Council is scheduled to hold two special meetings next week to interview all of the applicants....

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  Feb 23, 2022

Vallejo police gathering feedback on new use of force policy

The new policy would prohibit officers from shooting at moving vehicles and adds guidance for dealing with armed but unresponsive people....

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