Aug 08, 2022

Federal judge rejects push to dismiss excessive force lawsuit against Vallejo police

A federal judge dealt the city of Vallejo a blow last week by ruling that a civil lawsuit, accusing two Vallejo police officers of using excessive force during a 2018 traffic stop, could continue....

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  Jan 04, 2022

Ten years since Vallejo police’s deadliest year, $12.7 million has been paid to settle civil rights lawsuits

The city of Vallejo has paid $12.7 million in settlements in 23 civil rights lawsuits for incidents since Jan. 1, 2012....

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  Oct 14, 2021

Solano deputy named in beating of Black woman was sued for similar incident in 2017

Dalton McCampbell was one of two deputies who arrested Nakia Porter near Dixon when Porter pulled over to switch drivers while driving from Oakland to Sacramento County....

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  Oct 05, 2021

Vallejo tentatively settles excessive force lawsuit over alleged police assault in church

The lawsuit alleges that Jose Villalobos was walking to the bathroom inside St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church when officers in plainclothes approached and wrestled him to the ground....

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  Sep 20, 2021

Solano Sheriff declined to fire sergeant accused of harassment, disregarding IA recommendation

The lawsuit is the latest accusation of a lack of discipline in the sheriff’s office....

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  Mar 05, 2021

Former Vallejo man seeks $1 million in damages from city after he was tased by officer

VALLEJO– A former Vallejo resident is seeking $1 million in damages from the...

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  Feb 12, 2021

Federal judge tosses Vallejo's change of venue motion in Monterrosa lawsuit

VALLEJO– On Thursday, a federal judge denied a request from the city of...

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  Nov 19, 2020

Vallejo settles excessive force lawsuit for $750,000

VALLEJO– The city has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle an excessive...

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  Oct 03, 2020

Judge issues tentative ruling blocking Vallejo's use of cell-site simulator; final decision due in 30 days

A Solano County judge issued a tentative ruling on Thursday in support of...

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  Sep 22, 2020

Family of Eric Reason files wrongful death lawsuit against cities of Vallejo and Richmond

Almost a year after Eric Reason was shot and killed following a dispute...

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  Aug 28, 2020

Vallejo facing another excessive force lawsuit for illegal search

The city defending itself in 23 federal civil cases involving Vallejo PD...

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