Benicia Police Department

  14 posts

  Aug 25, 2022

Benicia officer not disciplined after accidental release of dog that mauled man

An outside investigator found that the officer had violated department policy....

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  Aug 11, 2022

Benicia sued for death of pedestrian hit by speeding police officer

A California Highway Patrol investigation concluded that Officer James Franklin would have avoided the crash if he hadn’t been speeding....

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  Jun 16, 2022

Benicia police dog mauled man after ‘accidental’ release

Video of the incident shows the dog latch onto the man's neck for 25 seconds....

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  Feb 11, 2022

Benicia elementary school apologizes for handing out ‘thin blue line’ T-shirts

The shirts were handed out to fifth grade students graduating from the program at Robert Semple Elementary School....

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  Jan 31, 2022

Benicia city manager expected to receive 6% raise

Erik Upson was made interim city manager in September 2020....

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  Nov 15, 2021

Worker killed at Valero Benicia refinery was found hanging from safety harness

He found unresponsive and hanging from his safety harness around 10:30 p.m. Friday....

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  Nov 13, 2021

Worker killed in six-story fall at Valero Benicia refinery

A worker died after falling six stories at the Valero Benicia refinery on Friday night, according to fire dispatch audio....

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  Nov 09, 2021

Benicia to consider lifting mask mandate for businesses checking vaccination status

Mayor Steve Young said he discussed his vaccination plan with businesses on First Street....

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  Oct 14, 2021

Solano deputy named in beating of Black woman was sued for similar incident in 2017

Dalton McCampbell was one of two deputies who arrested Nakia Porter near Dixon when Porter pulled over to switch drivers while driving from Oakland to Sacramento County....

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  Sep 03, 2021

Few Solano cops vaccinated for COVID-19

Only about 25% of officers in five Solano County law enforcement agencies have submitted proof of vaccination to their employer, far below the 62% of people 12 and older who have been fully vaccinated in the county....

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  Feb 09, 2021

Mike Greene named Benicia Police Chief

BENICIA– A 30-year veteran of the Benicia Police Department has been tapped to...

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  Jan 27, 2021

Benicia council to approve new contract with Upson

BENICIA– Two weeks after naming Erik Upson as the permanent city manager, the...

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