Ryan McMahon

  29 posts

Ryan McMahon was a Vallejo police officer. He shot and killed Ronell Foster in February 2018 and was one of six officers who shot and killed Willie McCoy in February 2019. McMahon was fired for endangering another officer's life during the McCoy shooting. He is now a police officer in the Broodmoor Police Department.

  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....

Read More

  Jan 25, 2024

Attorney for fired Vallejo cop seeks to restrain Vallejo Sun from reporting client’s disciplinary record

Attorney tells Sun to "not do a story" on records publicly posted to the federal court's website....

Read More

  Jan 25, 2024

Vallejo officer fired for Willie McCoy shooting had history of complaints before joining Vallejo police

Ryan McMahon recently completed arbitration proceedings to get his job back in Vallejo and the city is awaiting a final ruling from the arbitrator....

Read More

  Jan 09, 2024

Vallejo settles lawsuit over 2019 police killing of Willie McCoy for $5M

The settlement is one of the largest in the city’s history....

Read More

  Sep 19, 2023

Former Vallejo officer fired for Willie McCoy shooting sues department, whistleblower

The lawsuit alleges that former Vallejo police Officer Ryan McMahon was forced to leave the Broadmoor Police Department after the Vallejo Sun reported that he was flagged for poor performance in Vallejo....

Read More

  Sep 14, 2023

Former Vallejo police captain who exposed badge bending ritual settles lawsuit for $900K

Former Vallejo police Capt. John Whitney said he hopes the settlement “is the beginning of some of the major changes that I have always advocated for in Vallejo.”...

Read More

  May 17, 2023

Community members voice frustration with pace of Vallejo police reforms

The oversight agreement between the DOJ and the Vallejo Police Department to institute 45 reform recommendations is set to come to a close on June 5....

Read More

  Feb 28, 2023

Former Vallejo police chief ignored badge bending for years, testimony alleges

Former Capt. John Whitney said the chief knew officers bent their badges after shootings as early as 2014....

Read More

  Feb 14, 2023

Vallejo police ‘leave behind damaged families’

Willie McCoy’s family wants his name to remain synonymous with police violence....

Read More

  Jan 17, 2023

Vallejo officer fired after two fatal shootings had history of subpar police work, records show

Ryan McMahon — who shot and killed Ronell Foster in February 2018 and was one of six officers who shot and killed Willie McCoy a year later — was flagged for poor performance in connection with seven different incidents in 2018 alone....

Read More

  Nov 23, 2022

ACLU sues Vallejo for badge-bending records

The ACLU seeks to compel the city to release an investigatory report completed by former Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano....

Read More

  Jul 20, 2022

Vallejo police killing of Ronell Foster led to internal conflict, newly released records show

While then-Sgt. Sanjay Ramrakha cleared McMahon of any policy violations in the fatal shooting, both the department's deputy police chief and interim police chief who ordered the investigation disagreed....

Read More