Joseph Kreins

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Joseph Kreins was Vallejo's police chief from 2012-2014.

  Aug 18, 2022

9th Circuit rules Vallejo cops can ask for driver’s licenses at DUI checkpoints

A Vermont man has lost his legal challenge alleging his 4th Amendment rights were violated by a Vallejo police officer when he was asked to produce his driver’s license at a drunk driving checkpoint held in September 2014....

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  Jul 08, 2022

Vallejo police lieutenant files harassment lawsuit against city

Lt. Herman Robinson filed his lawsuit alleging that Chief Shawny Williams has refused to allow him to return to work....

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  Apr 21, 2022

Arbitrator orders reinstatement of fired Vallejo police lieutenant

The arbitrator also ordered the city to pay 10% interest on Lt. Herman Robinson’s back pay....

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  Nov 30, 2021

Vallejo PD loses another member of command staff as Capt. Lee Horton retires

Moments before Vallejo police officer Jarrett Tonn fatally shot Sean Monterrosa, Horton announced that “it looks like they’re armed, possibly armed."...

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  Nov 04, 2021

Fired Vallejo lieutenant alleges pattern of discrimination, false statements by chief

Herman Robinson, who served 47-years with the Vallejo Police Department before being terminated on April 1, alleges that Williams lied under oath....

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  Oct 08, 2021

Vallejo deputy police chief fired

Police Chief Shawny Williams’ decision to fire Kihmm shocked city officials as Williams hired Kihmm from his old agency, the San Jose Police Department, just last year....

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  Sep 29, 2021

Vallejo PD hires new deputy police chief from San Jose

Jason Ta is the latest to be plucked from the San Jose Police Department by Chief Shawny Williams....

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  Jul 07, 2021

Vallejo police captain retires, says crime 'a systemic problem' for city

VALLEJO– Vallejo Police Capt. Joseph Iacono sent a department-wide email last Friday announcing...

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