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Calif. DA: Fatal OIS Was Self Defense

June 13, 2013
The fatal officer-involved shooting of a Vallejo man in September outside his sisters' home was a case of self-defense, the Solano County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.

Calif. Man Killed After Sticking Rifle Into Cop's Chest

October 22, 2012
A 29-year-old man was shot and killed by a Vallejo (Calif.) Police officer after the man pointed a rifle at another officer's chest while a fire engulfed the residence.

Vallejo Hires Officers, Seeks New Police Pension Plan

October 10, 2012
Vallejo leaders unanimously agreed Tuesday night to accelerate a plan approved in June to hire five new police officers. The Vallejo City Council's vote comes before city labor negotiators have hammered out a city-forged plan to reduce new police hires' pension packages.

Municipal Bankruptcies: Running On Empty

September 6, 2012

The bankruptcy filings swallowed by four California cities have left plenty of indigestion for officers. Like a rolling blackout on an electrical grid, fiscal distress has slowly crippled the police departments in these cities, bringing loss of pay, lower benefits, and layoffs.

Memorial for Fallen Calif. SWAT Cop Draws Thousands

December 1, 2011
Vallejo (Calif.) Police Officer Jim Capoot was not your average cop, and that's what endeared him to many in the community. On Wednesday, 4,000 people turned out for his funeral.

Vallejo Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In Cop's Death

November 29, 2011
A man accused of gunning down a Vallejo (Calif.) Police officer while trying to flee the scene of a bank robbery has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.

Decorated SWAT Cop's Watch Ends Too Soon

November 28, 2011
In the days following Officer Capoot's death, we learned more about the man. Jim was a dedicated, respected, and outstanding police officer, as well as a warmly generous human being.

Accused Calif. Cop Killer Charged with Capital Murder

November 22, 2011
Capital murder charges have been filed against the bank robbery suspect who allegedly shot Vallejo (Calif.) Police Officer James Capoot after a foot pursuit. However, prosecutors have not announced they will seek the death penalty.

Calif. Cop Killed by Suspected Bank Robber

November 17, 2011
Vallejo (Calif.) Police Officer James Capoot was fatally shot Thursday while trying to apprehend a bank robbery suspect. Officer Capoot, 45, was shot after chasing a suspect into a backyard.

Bankrupt Calif. City Becomes Prostitution Magnet

March 2, 2011
City officials have had to trim the police force from 155 to 90, leaving the remaining officers with little time to haul in hookers and johns. As a result, streetwalkers and pimps have come from as far away as Oregon and Mexico to work Vallejo.

Vallejo PD Suspends SWAT and K-9

August 9, 2010
The message to SWAT teams everywhere is crystal clear: You need to do something to preserve your team now. Because if you don't someone else will do if for you. And it's a guarantee you won't like the results.

Vallejo Police to Offer Aid to Oakland

March 23, 2009
The Vallejo Police Department will be helping its Oakland counterpart in the wake of the weekend shootings of four officers, Chief Bob Nichelini said Sunday.
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