Vallejo police officer fired for violating policies

by John Glidden | Oct. 1, 2020 A Vallejo police officer was fired this week after he violated several departmental policies during a fatal officer-involved shooting in February 2019. In a Thursday press release, the Vallejo Police Department announced McMahon was served with a notice of termination on Wednesday following an internal affairs investigation whichContinue reading “Vallejo police officer fired for violating policies”

New posters are plastered around Vallejo calling for city manager to be fired

by John Glidden | Sept. 22, 2020 Criticism against Vallejo City Manager Greg Nyhoff continues to mount as a series of posters were plastered throughout Vallejo last week calling for Nyhoff to be fired. The unflattering artwork criticizes Nyhoff for failing to address badge-bending involving several Vallejo police officers. The independent newsroom Open Vallejo firstContinue reading “New posters are plastered around Vallejo calling for city manager to be fired”

Family of Eric Reason files wrongful death lawsuit against cities of Vallejo and Richmond

by John Glidden | Sept. 22, 2020 Almost a year after Eric Reason was shot and killed following a dispute over a parking space outside a Vallejo restaurant, Reason’s family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the cities of Vallejo and Richmond, court records show. Reason, 38, was shot in the back of theContinue reading “Family of Eric Reason files wrongful death lawsuit against cities of Vallejo and Richmond”

Vallejo agrees to $5.7 million settlement in Foster lawsuit

by John Glidden | Sept. 4, 2020 The family of Ronell Foster will receive $5.7 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit the family filed against the Vallejo and officer Ryan McMahon in March 2018. The Bay Area News Group first reported news of the settlement amount on Thursday. City officials said Friday that theContinue reading “Vallejo agrees to $5.7 million settlement in Foster lawsuit”

Vallejo facing another excessive force lawsuit

The city defending itself in 23 federal civil cases involving Vallejo PD by John Glidden | Aug. 28, 2020 A Vallejo man is suing the city and Vallejo Police Department alleging he was the victim of excessive force after numerous officers entered his home without a warrant and physically assaulted him during a September 2018Continue reading “Vallejo facing another excessive force lawsuit”