Sep 29, 2022

Vallejo gets federal grant funds for license plate readers

The council ultimately approved accepting $142,374 from the Department of Justice, which a staff report from Police Chief Shawny Williams said would enhance officer safety, improve officer capabilities and help with “preventing and interrupting violent crime through innovative policing.”...

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  Sep 09, 2022

Vallejo’s surveillance advisory board codifies opposition to gunshot detection system

The board voted 4-2 during a special meeting on Tuesday to support a resolution recommending that the Vallejo City Council reject an offer from Atlanta-based Flock Safety to pair the devices with automated license plate readers already installed in Vallejo....

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  Jul 14, 2022

Vallejo surveillance board rejects gunshot detection system

The city council has final authority over acceptance of the devices and will discuss the issue at an upcoming meeting....

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  Jul 12, 2022

Vallejo board to discuss adding gunshot detection devices to city surveillance network

Vallejo’s surveillance advisory board is once again slated to discuss the possible deployment of 80 to 100 gunshot detection devices throughout the city during a special Wednesday meeting....

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  Jun 10, 2022

Vallejo surveillance board delays vote on gunshot detection devices

Police Chief Shawny Williams sought the board’s official recommendation that the Vallejo City Council accept 80 to 100 of the detection devices to place throughout the city....

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  Jun 07, 2022

Vallejo considering purchase of gunshot detection devices

The devices would be paired with automated license plate readers and cameras already provided by Flock Safety....

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  Apr 14, 2022

Vallejo City Council names liaison to new surveillance board, OKs raise for firefighters

The council rejected a plan from Mayor Robert McConnell to appoint Councilmember Cristina Arriola as council liaison...

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  Apr 11, 2022

Vallejo’s new surveillance advisory board to meet April 21

The seven-person board is set to select a chair and vice chair to serve from April to March 2023....

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  Feb 25, 2022

27 apply to serve on Vallejo’s new surveillance advisory board

The Vallejo City Council is scheduled to hold two special meetings next week to interview all of the applicants....

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