Few Solano cops vaccinated for COVID-19

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | Sept. 3, 2021 VALLEJO – Few law enforcement officers in Solano County have confirmed with their employer that they have been vaccinated for COVID-19, despite the agencies placing restrictions on employees who do not confirm their vaccination status, according to data obtained through public records requests. Overall, only about 25%Continue reading “Few Solano cops vaccinated for COVID-19”

Solano supervisors to discuss possible new oversight of sheriff’s office

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | Aug. 30, 2021 VALLEJO – The Solano County Board of Supervisors will have a discussion in September or October about possibly instituting a new oversight board of the Solano County Sheriff’s Office. Such a board would be authorized under new state legislation passed last year that allows the supervisors toContinue reading “Solano supervisors to discuss possible new oversight of sheriff’s office”

Solano sheriff’s deputies beat Black woman unconscious for no reason, lawsuit alleges

by Scott Morris | OakMorr@protonmail.com | Aug. 19, 2021 SACRAMENTO – A woman who was dragged from her car and beaten unconscious by Solano County Sheriff’s deputies last year sued the department on Wednesday, alleging excessive force and that the department covered up the deputies’ conduct. Nakia Porter, 33, said that she pulled over in DixonContinue reading “Solano sheriff’s deputies beat Black woman unconscious for no reason, lawsuit alleges”

Solano cops should monitor for extremist infiltration, oversight body report finds

by Scott Morris | July 12, 2021 VALLEJO – An oversight body recommended that Solano County law enforcement officials monitor officers’ social media postings for extremist support, something that none of the six agencies polled currently do. The Solano County Civil Grand Jury’s most recent report, released June 30, also found that while each law enforcementContinue reading “Solano cops should monitor for extremist infiltration, oversight body report finds”