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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  Mar 31, 2022

Vallejo police assign lieutenants to newly created service areas

Under the new initiative, the city is divided into north, south, west, and east areas....

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  Feb 09, 2022

The Willie McCoy tapes: inside the Vallejo police investigation

Never before heard interviews with the officers involved in the Vallejo police killing of Willie McCoy....

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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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  Sep 24, 2021

Vallejo police officer driving truck during Monterrosa shooting is leaving to take job in Napa

Waggoner was named in a federal lawsuit alleging he, along with several other officers, used excessive force to detain Carl Edwards outside his Vallejo building in July 2017....

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  Jan 14, 2021

Vallejo officers cleared of any wrongdoing in Willie McCoy shooting

Special prosecutor Michael Ramos said the officers only had minutes to formulate a plan to use non-lethal force....

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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 21, 2020

Tentative settlement reached in Vallejo excessive force case

VALLEJO – A tentative settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit against four...

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