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 19, 2022

Vallejo City Council to decide on police oversight model

The Vallejo City Council is scheduled to decide on a new police oversight model during a special meeting on Tuesday. The council will receive the results from a three-month outreach plan soliciting recommendations from the community on which model will best reform the beleaguered police department....

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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 20, 2022

Vallejo police killing of Ronell Foster led to internal conflict, newly released records show

While then-Sgt. Sanjay Ramrakha cleared McMahon of any policy violations in the fatal shooting, both the department's deputy police chief and interim police chief who ordered the investigation disagreed....

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  Jul 13, 2022

Records show Vallejo police paid for repaired or replacement badges for officers in shootings

Officers may have obtained refurbished or replacement badges to obscure a tradition of bending the tips of their badges to mark on-duty shootings....

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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 17, 2022

Review officer found termination ‘excessive’ for Vallejo officer who killed Sean Monterrosa

While the city can still technically proceed with the termination despite the Skelly officer’s findings, it would likely lose during arbitration....

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  Jun 02, 2022

City of Vallejo seeks to quash subpoenas for investigator, PR firm in Monterrosa wrongful death lawsuit

Assistant City Attorney Katelyn Knight also confirmed, for the first time, the names of the other officers present when Vallejo police shot and killed Sean Monterrosa on June 2, 2020....

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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 20, 2022

Commander criticized Vallejo cops who skipped ‘any type’ of investigation into domestic violence call

Vallejo police officers Bryan Glick and Joseph Coelho were criticized by their commanding officer for not adequately investigating an alleged case of domestic violence in 2018....

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  May 18, 2022

Vallejo attorneys argue badge bending report should remain secret

Police officials said they were waiting on City Attorney Veronica Nebb to release the report....

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