policing

  362 posts

  May 29, 2024

Vallejo teacher who allegedly dragged student on video had prior abuse allegations

Noah Dove, 40, was arrested on suspicion of a felony charge of corporal injury on a child....

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  May 22, 2024

Police union president sues Vallejo after federal lawsuit fails

A lawsuit filed in Solano County echoes many of the claims VPOA president made in a federal lawsuit, which a judge dismissed last month....

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  May 09, 2024

Vallejo police sued over officer’s actions in viral TikTok video

The lawsuit accuses Vallejo police and Officer Colin Eaton of excessive force and assault, among other allegations....

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  May 03, 2024

Vallejo police sued for shooting that wounded suspect after pursuit in November

The suit accuses Vallejo police of excessive force and violations of due process rights, among other allegations....

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  Apr 29, 2024

Attorneys in civil rights case against Vallejo police seek to depose Solano judge

Judge Kelly Trujillo was an assistant city attorney in Vallejo from 2012 to 2020, where she worked closely with the Vallejo Police Department....

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  Apr 27, 2024

Vallejo police award ‘life-saving’ medal to officer who allegedly threatened ex-girlfriend’s life

Officer Ronald Dupree was arrested on Feb. 14 on suspicion of felony domestic violence, threats and stalking....

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  Apr 16, 2024

Vallejo police failed to disclose military equipment as required by state law

The department took a crucial first step towards compliance after inquiries from the Vallejo Sun....

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  Apr 11, 2024

Attorneys seek sanctions against Vallejo police union for defying subpoena

The attorneys allege that they attempted to serve VPOA President Lt. Michael Nichelini at his condo in Nevada, but he lied and said he wasn’t Nichelini....

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  Apr 10, 2024

State DOJ ends court oversight of Vallejo police after conflict with judge

A new evaluator will oversee reform efforts and report directly to the Justice Department....

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  Apr 09, 2024

Federal judge throws out Vallejo police union lawsuit against city

The lawsuit, which also named VPOA President Lt. Michael Nichelini as a plaintiff, was filed in 2021....

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  Apr 01, 2024

Vallejo police seek Measure P sales tax revenue to fund reforms

The Measure P Oversight Committee voted not to recommend the police department’s request, but it will ultimately be up to the City Council....

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  Mar 28, 2024

Vallejo deputy police chief leaves department as veteran captain gets promotion

Vallejo police Deputy Chief Joseph Gomez left the Vallejo Police Department shortly after Capt. Robert Knight was promoted to deputy chief....

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