Nakia Porter

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  Jun 30, 2022

Solano deputy involved in alleged beating of Nakia Porter promoted to sergeant

Sgt. Lisa McDowell is named along with Deputy Dalton McCampbell in a high-profile lawsuit filed last year by Nakia Porter, and her father....

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  Mar 21, 2022

Former Solano County deputy emphasizes mental health, addiction recovery in second run for sheriff

Daryl Snedeker recently retired after more than 20 years in the sheriff's office....

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  Feb 02, 2022

Solano Sheriff Tom Ferrara raises $37K for re-election

Ferrara also began the new year without a declared opponent....

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  Dec 31, 2021

2021 was year of turnover and turmoil in Vallejo and Solano County government

The city of Vallejo grappled with a significant amount of turnover at city hall and within the Vallejo Police Department....

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  Nov 03, 2021

Supervisors decline to enact oversight of Solano sheriff’s office

Sheriff Tom Ferrara defended his office regarding several recent scandals that led to calls for oversight....

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  Oct 29, 2021

Pressure grows for oversight of Solano County Sheriff’s Office

Activists have finally succeeded in convincing the Board of Supervisors to consider forming an oversight body with subpoena power to investigate the sheriff’s office....

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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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  Sep 16, 2021

Rally for woman beaten by Solano deputies calls for sheriff to resign or be removed

Attorney Yasin Almadani said that Ferrara should “do the right thing and step down” and called for an investigation by both the state and federal Department of Justice....

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  Aug 24, 2021

Solano sheriff defends deputies accused of beating Black woman unconscious for no reason

The woman, 33-year-old Nakia Porter, was arrested on Aug. 6, 2020, after she and her father were pulled over in rural Dixon....

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  Aug 19, 2021

Solano sheriff’s deputies beat Black woman unconscious for no reason, lawsuit alleges

The lawsuit alleges that the deputies lied when they said Porter resisted arrest and lied about how long she had been unconscious....

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