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.

  Feb 14, 2024

Vallejo to suspend police response to ‘unverified’ alarm calls

Interim Vallejo police Chief Jason Ta acknowledged that there is a risk that officers may not respond to an actual crime taking place when the only notification is an unverified alarm....

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  Jan 04, 2024

Vallejo clears encampment under threat of arrest for bike path project

City workers cleared structures and camping gear using large trucks and hydraulic loaders....

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  Dec 29, 2023

14 protesters arrested at Travis Air Force Base opposed weapons supplies to Israel

About 140 protesters began arriving at the base entrances at 6 a.m. Thursday....

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  Oct 11, 2023

Sheriff, CHP withhold staffing support pending Vallejo police union contract

VPOA’s current contract expired in March 2022, and staffing has plummeted by more than 20 officers since then....

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  Sep 06, 2023

Inmates took over recreation yard to make demands prior to Solano jail lockdown

One of the inmates said that others had organized the takeover of the yard as a protest....

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  Aug 24, 2023

Violent incidents lead to lockdown in Fairfield jail

The Solano County Sheriff’s Office is on “high alert.”...

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  Aug 18, 2023

Homeless encampment in West Vallejo removed by new owner after city lawsuit

Contractors who said they were hired by the new property owner removed the camp at 505 Couch St....

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  Jul 26, 2023

Vallejo declares police staffing emergency against union objection

Interim police Chief Jason Ta said he has already taken drastic steps to address the staffing shortage....

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  Jul 25, 2023

Sheriff’s office clears deputy who shot Jason Thompson in Vallejo last year

The sheriff's office found that deputies “took steps to end the confrontation peacefully.”...

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  Jul 25, 2023

Vallejo considers declaring state of emergency on police staffing

The department has already sought to stop responding to alarm calls and collapsed the traffic and detective divisions....

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  Jun 27, 2023

Solano County jails contending with apparent salmonella outbreak

The outbreak began last weekend and has afflicted about 15 people in the jails....

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  Jun 19, 2023

DA cleared Solano deputy in 2022 killing of Jason Thompson in Vallejo

The district attorney’s office cleared Deputy John Robertson, who killed Thompson, of any criminal charges in a letter dated Sept. 6....

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