Jarrett Tonn

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Jarrett Tonn is a former Vallejo police officer. He was fired for shooting and killing Sean Monterrosa in June 2020. He is expected to appeal his termination.

  Jan 26, 2023

Vallejo police union ignored subpoena in Sean Monterrosa civil rights case, attorneys allege

Failing to respond to a subpoena could result in court sanctions....

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  Jan 19, 2023

Former Vallejo police chief to collect $408K in severance

Williams will receive the severance in a lump sum which is equal to 18 months of his salary at $131 per hour....

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  Dec 20, 2022

Common Ground optimistic about Vallejo police oversight model

The Vallejo Sun spoke with several members of Common Ground, a non-partisan group of religious and non-profit organizations in Solano and Napa counties, about their thoughts on the ordinance....

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  Dec 15, 2022

Vallejo City Council approves police oversight model

The council voted 6-1 to approve an ordinance creating a three-prong oversight approach....

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  Dec 13, 2022

Vallejo City Council to vote on police oversight after tweaks

The council is set to approve the ordinance during a continuation of the meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday....

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  Dec 12, 2022

The Vallejo Sun wins three SF Press Club awards

The Sun took first place in the best investigative reporting category and third place for best continuing coverage and best news story categories....

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  Dec 05, 2022

Vallejo seeks to end order shielding cop who killed Sean Monterrosa

In its request filed in September in Solano County Superior Court, Vallejo officials claim that “there is no justifiable reason” to keep the injunction since numerous news outlets have publicized that officer Jarrett Tonn killed Monterrosa....

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  Dec 02, 2022

Vallejo police union president Lt. Michael Nichelini’s termination overturned, returns to duty next week

The arbitrator’s decision clears the way for the brash union president to return to the department after nearly two years....

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  Nov 04, 2022

Shawny Williams out as Vallejo police chief

The city said that Deputy Chief Jason Ta has been tapped to serve as interim police chief....

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  Oct 03, 2022

Vallejo proceeds with firing Det. Jarrett Tonn for killing Sean Monterrosa

The department will attempt to fire Tonn despite the findings of a mandatory review hearing that the department waited too long to act....

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  Sep 15, 2022

Behind the scenes: One year of the Vallejo Sun

It’s been a year since veteran journalists John Glidden, Scott Morris and Brian Krans launched the Vallejo Sun....

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  Aug 24, 2022

Vallejo City Council shows early support for forming strong police commission

The council said it wanted to see more of a model presented by Common Ground, a non-partisan group of religious and non-profit organizations....

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