Police Reform: Federal monitor

In extreme situations, communities like Vallejo look outside for police oversight by John Glidden | Bay City News Foundation | Aug. 11, 2021 This story was first published on LocalNewsMatters.org, an affiliated nonprofit site supported by the Bay City News Foundation. VALLEJO – By all accounts, Carl Edwards was having an ordinary day in July 2017 as theContinue reading “Police Reform: Federal monitor”

Vallejo settles excessive force lawsuit for $750,000

by John Glidden | Nov. 19, 2020 VALLEJO – The city has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle an excessive force lawsuit that alleges four Vallejo police officers assaulted a man as he worked on a fence outside his Tennessee Street workshop in July 2017, according to the man’s attorney. Carl Edwards sued the city ofContinue reading “Vallejo settles excessive force lawsuit for $750,000”

Tentative settlement reached in Vallejo excessive force case

by John Glidden | Oct. 21, 2020 VALLEJO – A tentative settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit against four Vallejo police officers accused of using excessive force against a man as he worked on his fence during a July 2017 incident, court records show. Details of the agreement have yet to be madeContinue reading “Tentative settlement reached in Vallejo excessive force case”