Sep 15, 2022

Former Solano law enforcement officers seek to expand political power in November

Races in Fairfield and Vacaville could give former cops an oversight role over law enforcement agencies....

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  Jul 20, 2022

Vallejo council adopts its top priorities and goals

The Vallejo City Council was in full agreement Tuesday when it officially named economic development as the city’s top priority for the current fiscal year. The council also identified police reform, finding affordable housing, and providing youth programs as top multi-year goals....

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  Jul 19, 2022

Vallejo council to discuss community priorities during special meeting today

As the city of Vallejo attempts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the its city council has picked economic development as a top priority for the current fiscal year....

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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 16, 2022

City council to get update on Vallejo police reform

The council will also consider banning possession of catalytic converters without proof of lawful possession....

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  Apr 18, 2022

Vallejo police offer up questionable use of force statistics

The police union said that the 33% decline in reported force incidents was because there were fewer officers in the department....

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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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  Dec 17, 2021

Vallejo police moved to replace windshield detective fired through before confirming Sean Monterrosa’s death

A lieutenant was disciplined for authorizing the destruction of the windshield....

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  Dec 08, 2021

Vallejo detective facing termination said there was no option ‘whatsoever’ but to kill Sean Monterrosa

Thursday’s disclosure also contained redacted audio files of interviews with key players as Vallejo detectives investigated their own....

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  Dec 02, 2021

Report finds Vallejo’s Jarrett Tonn violated policy when he killed Sean Monterrosa

The department still has not named Jarrett Tonn as the shooter, but indicated in a press release that it intends to impose discipline for the policy violations....

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