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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  Feb 03, 2022

Vacaville police say officer who shot fleeing, unarmed man did not violate policy

A Vacaville officer and Solano County Sheriff’s sergeant also fired on Raymond Real during an earlier vehicle pursuit in a stolen car but missed....

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  Dec 30, 2021

Vacaville names police department veteran as new chief

Ian Schmutzler previously headed the department following the sudden retirement of Chief John Carli in February....

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  Nov 30, 2021

The Vacaville PR firm influencing police narratives across California

Cole Pro Media helps agencies bury bad news, advises them to remain silent about damaging revelations, and drafts scripts and responses excusing police use of force....

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  Oct 29, 2021

Pressure grows for oversight of Solano County Sheriff’s Office

Activists have finally succeeded in convincing the Board of Supervisors to consider forming an oversight body with subpoena power to investigate the sheriff’s office....

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  Sep 03, 2021

Few Solano cops vaccinated for COVID-19

Only about 25% of officers in five Solano County law enforcement agencies have submitted proof of vaccination to their employer, far below the 62% of people 12 and older who have been fully vaccinated in the county....

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