Vallejo Police Officers Association

  57 posts

  Jan 26, 2023

Vallejo police union ignored subpoena in Sean Monterrosa civil rights case, attorneys allege

Failing to respond to a subpoena could result in court sanctions....

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  Jan 19, 2023

Former Vallejo police chief to collect $408K in severance

Williams will receive the severance in a lump sum which is equal to 18 months of his salary at $131 per hour....

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  Jan 12, 2023

Vallejo City Council delays approval of side agreement with police union

The City Council directed city staff to reach out and get more information from the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) about including the extra pay as part of the police officers’ pensions....

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  Dec 30, 2022

2022 was year of uncertainty in Vallejo for housing and police reform

Housing and policing issues dominated Vallejo politics in 2022....

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  Dec 21, 2022

Vallejo City Council approves gunshot detection tech, overruling surveillance board

VALLEJO – The Vallejo City Council voted to install 80 to 100 gunshot detection...

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  Dec 15, 2022

Vallejo City Council approves police oversight model

The council voted 6-1 to approve an ordinance creating a three-prong oversight approach....

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  Dec 06, 2022

‘Out of control’: Vallejo police Lt. Steve Darden’s reputation for unchecked anger

Darden has faced a string of excessive force complaints as well as internal complaints that allege he’s harassed, berated and bullied colleagues and subordinates....

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  Dec 05, 2022

Vallejo seeks to end order shielding cop who killed Sean Monterrosa

In its request filed in September in Solano County Superior Court, Vallejo officials claim that “there is no justifiable reason” to keep the injunction since numerous news outlets have publicized that officer Jarrett Tonn killed Monterrosa....

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  Dec 02, 2022

Vallejo police union president Lt. Michael Nichelini’s termination overturned, returns to duty next week

The arbitrator’s decision clears the way for the brash union president to return to the department after nearly two years....

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  Nov 23, 2022

ACLU sues Vallejo for badge-bending records

The ACLU seeks to compel the city to release an investigatory report completed by former Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano....

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  Nov 04, 2022

Shawny Williams out as Vallejo police chief

The city said that Deputy Chief Jason Ta has been tapped to serve as interim police chief....

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  Oct 04, 2022

Dispatch manager leaves Vallejo, compounding staff shortage

The manager wrote a memo to police Chief Shawny Williams proposing to outsource police and fire dispatch services to the Solano County Sheriff’s Office....

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