Solano County Sheriff's Office

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The Solano County Sheriff's Office is a law enforcement agency of about 170 sworn deputies who oversee the county jail and patrol unincorporated areas of the county. It also contracts with the city of Rio Vista to provide policing services.

  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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  Sep 15, 2022

Solano sheriff, DA incumbents won broadly in low-turnout June election

Solano County District Attorney Krishna Abrams and Sheriff Tom Ferrara won their respective races for reelection in June with broad support in all areas of the county....

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  Sep 03, 2022

Body cam video shows Solano deputy kill Jason Thompson

The video released includes dash camera video and body camera video from three deputies who were present during the shooting on June 19....

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  Aug 18, 2022

DA delays release of video of Solano sheriff’s killing of Jason Thompson

Sheriff’s deputies shot and killed Thompson in Vallejo on June 19....

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  Aug 17, 2022

Extremism in the North Bay: Three Percenters in Solano and Napa counties

A radical right wing ideology has been gathering power for years and evidence suggests it may even be present in Solano County law enforcement....

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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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  Jun 30, 2022

Witnesses say fatal Father’s Day shooting by Solano deputies in Vallejo was ‘overkill’

Two witnesses said sheriff’s deputies did not try to de-escalate a situation where Jason Thompson appeared to be harming himself with a knife-like instrument before gesturing it towards authorities....

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  Jun 27, 2022

Fairfield police shoot man in Vallejo following pursuit

A man was shot by Fairfield police after he led officers on a pursuit that ended in the city of Vallejo on Sunday night....

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  Jun 20, 2022

Solano County deputies shoot and kill man in Vallejo Sunday night

VALLEJO – Solano County Sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a man in Vallejo...

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  Jun 07, 2022

Incumbents win Solano County Sheriff, DA’s race

DA Krishna Abrams led Sharon Henry 61%-39% while Sheriff Tom Ferrara led Daryl Snedeker 70%-30%....

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  May 26, 2022

How to vote in the June 7 election in Solano County

Ballots for the election were mailed to all eligible voters in the county on May 9 and can be returned at any time....

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  May 24, 2022

Incumbents lead fundraising in Solano Sheriff, DA’s race

Solano County District Attorney Krishna Abrams and Sheriff Tom Ferrara have so far raised more money than their respective challengers ahead of the June 7 primary election....

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