Sep 12, 2022

City of Vallejo and police union settle on spokesperson position

The agreement resets that arrangement as the department will now have two spokespersons: a sworn public information officer and a civilian public relations manager....

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  Aug 10, 2022

Spokesperson Brittany Jackson leaves Vallejo Police Department

Vallejo Police Chief Shawny Williams has another vacancy to fill after Brittany K. Jackson resigned from her position as the department’s civilian spokesperson....

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  Jul 29, 2022

Vallejo police Lt. Drew Ramsay tapped to serve as acting captain

Ramsay will partially fill the hole left by the departures of captains Jason Potts and Todd Tribble over the past months....

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  Jul 05, 2022

Vallejo police captain tied to badge bending retires from department

Todd Tribble’s departure is another blow to Chief Shawny Williams, who continues to have multiple vacancies within his command staff....

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  Jun 13, 2022

Vallejo losing assistant HR director as city hall exodus continues

The HR department has undergone significant change, including losing two HR directors over the past 15 months....

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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 09, 2022

Fired Vallejo deputy police chief called reasons for termination ‘false,’ ‘unfounded’

Fired Deputy Police Chief Michael Kihmm a wrote a letter requesting that a notice of termination written by Chief Shawny Williams be removed from his personnel file....

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  May 31, 2022

Vallejo police captain leaving to take job in Las Vegas

Capt. Jason Potts will lead the Las Vegas department that oversees the city’s jail, animal control and marshals who patrol city parks....

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  May 18, 2022

Vallejo City Council votes to ban possession of catalytic converters

Each violation of the new ordinance would be a misdemeanor punishable up to 6 months in jail and/or a $1,000 fine....

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  Jan 20, 2022

Vallejo City Council seeking $20M in state funds for homeless housing

The funds would go to build a 48-unit permanent supportive housing project in North Vallejo....

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  Jan 12, 2022

Vallejo City Council votes to ban ghost guns

The unregulated and untraceable guns account for about one in five guns Vallejo police find in the city....

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  Dec 08, 2021

Vallejo detective facing termination said there was no option ‘whatsoever’ but to kill Sean Monterrosa

Thursday’s disclosure also contained redacted audio files of interviews with key players as Vallejo detectives investigated their own....

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