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.

  Jan 11, 2023

Body camera video shows Solano deputy kill Vallejo man who allegedly fired gun in Fairfield

The footage shows Deputy Dalton McCampbell chase down Robert Duncan Jr....

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  Dec 19, 2022

2022 was deadliest year in Solano County jails in 24 years

The sheriff’s office declined to disclose a cause for those deaths, but at least two appear to be drug-related....

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  Dec 09, 2022

Lawsuit: Solano County conducted negligent investigation, falsified records in death of PG&E employee

Steven Wink died during a wildfire near Vacaville....

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  Nov 07, 2022

Fairfield police to release video of officer shooting in Vallejo

The Vallejo Sun filed a petition in Solano County Superior Court to compel release of the footage....

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  Oct 26, 2022

Rotary clubs honor Solano deputy who showed support for extremist Three Percenters

Solano County Sheriff’s Deputy Dale Matsuoka displayed support for the Three Percenter movement on his Facebook page....

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  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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