Vallejo says it ‘inadvertently’ destroyed records in five police shooting investigations


The records were destroyed in early 2021 before their destruction was allowed under city policy.

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Vallejo says it ‘inadvertently’ destroyed records in five police shooting investigations
Vallejo police officers shot and killed Mario Romero in his car on Sept. 2, 2012. The city says it 'inadvertently' destroyed records from Romero's case. Photo: Vallejo Police Department.