Vallejo Police Department

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  Apr 11, 2024

Attorneys seek sanctions against Vallejo police union for defying subpoena

The attorneys allege that they attempted to serve VPOA President Lt. Michael Nichelini at his condo in Nevada, but he lied and said he wasn’t Nichelini....

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  Apr 10, 2024

State DOJ ends court oversight of Vallejo police after conflict with judge

A new evaluator will oversee reform efforts and report directly to the Justice Department....

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  Apr 09, 2024

Federal judge throws out Vallejo police union lawsuit against city

The lawsuit, which also named VPOA President Lt. Michael Nichelini as a plaintiff, was filed in 2021....

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  Apr 05, 2024

State DOJ’s motion to disqualify judge in Vallejo police reform case denied

The Justice Department had accused Judge Stephen Gizzi of bias in the case....

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  Apr 01, 2024

Vallejo police seek Measure P sales tax revenue to fund reforms

The Measure P Oversight Committee voted not to recommend the police department’s request, but it will ultimately be up to the City Council....

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  Mar 28, 2024

Vallejo deputy police chief leaves department as veteran captain gets promotion

Vallejo police Deputy Chief Joseph Gomez left the Vallejo Police Department shortly after Capt. Robert Knight was promoted to deputy chief....

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  Mar 27, 2024

Vallejo City Council reviews initial designs for $121M rebuild of police HQ

The council voted to allocate $2 million of Measure P sales tax revenue to move forward with the design process....

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  Mar 25, 2024

After record year of car chases, Vallejo police seek to reduce crashes

Vallejo police engaged in 197 pursuits in 2023, up 33% from the year before....

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  Mar 07, 2024

Proposed state legislation would allow retired officers to return to work full time in Vallejo

Under current state law, retired employees can’t work more than 960 hours per year, or about 18 hours per week....

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  Feb 23, 2024

Vallejo police officer threatened ex-girlfriend’s life, court records allege

Officer Ronald Dupree was arrested by Oakland police on suspicion of felony domestic violence, threats and stalking....

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  Feb 15, 2024

Vallejo police officer arrested for alleged domestic violence

Officer Ronald Dupree was released from jail late Thursday, according to jail records....

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  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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