Mar 04, 2024

Vallejo’s Police Oversight Commission appointed as union negotiations near completion

Independent oversight of the department was one of 45 reforms that were required by the three-year reform agreement with the California Department of Justice....

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  Jan 22, 2024

Vallejo police reform case gets new judge

The Justice Department called for the previous judge’s recusal....

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  Jan 18, 2024

State seeks to seize over $50 million in assets from Vallejo businessmen’s cemeteries

The state of California ordered Vallejo businessman Buck Kamphausen and two partners to surrender their licenses to manage cemeteries....

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  Jan 09, 2024

Vallejo settles lawsuit over 2019 police killing of Willie McCoy for $5M

The settlement is one of the largest in the city’s history....

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  Dec 29, 2023

Year in review: How the Vallejo police union won in 2023

Vallejo also struggled to contend with homelessness and declining attendance in schools....

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  Dec 19, 2023

No charges for Vallejo detective who killed Sean Monterrosa in 2020

Attorney for Monterrosa family says they’re relieved to finally know what state DOJ would do, even if they didn’t like the outcome....

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  Dec 15, 2023

DOJ seeks recusal of judge in Vallejo police reform case

Judge Stephen Gizzi shared a post critical of the Justice Department’s handling of the case on the social media website LinkedIn....

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  Nov 09, 2023

Judge may toss Vallejo police reform agreement

Judge Stephen Gizzi found no legal support for the Justice Department’s plan to appoint an evaluator to oversee the Vallejo police reform work....

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  Oct 16, 2023

State DOJ announces new reform agreement with Vallejo police under court supervision

When the prior three-year reform agreement expired the department was in substantial compliance with 20 of 45 reforms....

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  Sep 18, 2023

Vallejo police banned shooting at vehicles days after June shooting

Officer Brad Kim shot and wounded Jamazea Kittell on June 27 when Kittell allegedly drove toward him in a silver Dodge Charger....

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  Sep 01, 2023

Sean Monterrosa’s family responds to order to reinstate Vallejo police officer who killed him

Detective Jarrett Tonn shot and killed Sean Monterrosa as he fled the scene of a burglary on June 2, 2020....

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  Aug 25, 2023

ACLU hosts community meeting to offer support for Vallejo police reform

The discussion emphasized the pain of police violence in search for effective reform and safety....

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