Vallejo Police Officers’ Association Concerned by Exodus of Experienced Officers and Inadequate Staffing
Friday, 05 February 2021
Vallejo, CA –The Vallejo Police Officers’ Association is deeply concerned by the loss of experienced officers to other law enforcement agencies. In the last two weeks, five experienced police officers have resigned to take new positions with other law enforcement agencies. This is a great loss to the department and the city of Vallejo as the officers take with them over 50 years in combined experience. Additional experienced officers are in the process of retiring and leaving for other a...
Memorial to Slain Vallejo Police Officers Vandalized and Destroyed
Vallejo Police Officers Vow to Rebuild Monument with Community Support
Vallejo, CA.—A memorial honoring two Vallejo Police Officers killed in the line of duty protecting Vallejo citizens was destroyed by an unknown vandal or vandals, according to the Vallejo Police Officers’ Association (VPOA).
“Destroying a memorial that honors the dead is truly despicable and disgusting. It is also hateful, disgraceful and cowardl...
Vallejo Police Officers’ Association slams proposed “declaration of emergency” by the City of Vallejo, Calling it an Illegal Power Grab, “Dangerous to Citizens, Safety, and Police”
VPOA to File Legal Actions, Seek Injunctions to Enforce Statutory and Administrative Rights
Authoritarian Power Grab by City, Should Concern Everyone - City Doesn’t Need to Declare Emergency, it Just Needs to Hire More Cops as it has Promised
Vallejo, CA.—The Vallejo Police Officers’ Assoc...
Vallejo Police Officers’ Association Supports Police Reforms to Bring Vallejo into 21 Century Policing—Urges City, Chief to Work Together with VPOA to Adopt Changes
VPOA Pleased that New Independent Report Determined that Vallejo Officers are “Racially Unbiased and are Equitable in Application of Force”
The Vallejo Police Officers’ Association today urged the City of Vallejo to join the VPOA in making important changes and reforms to improve policing, public safety, bring the dep...
Members of the Vallejo Police Department SWAT Team join together in a moment of silence to remember the fallen first responder heroes and victims of 9/11. We will never forget our country's pledge to victims and survivors of the terrorist attacks on our nation on September 11, 2001. Our values as a free and democratic society depend upon preserving and protecting liberty and justice for all Americans.
VPOA Joins Voices of City, Chief, NAACP to Protect Citizens
Thursday, 10 September 2020
The Vallejo Police Officers’ Association today said it supports efforts to increase the number and presence of police officers in Vallejo to fight the city’s dramatic hike in violent crime.
“We support efforts by the Chief, City elected leaders and the NAACP, to hire police officers and put more patrols on the streets to protect citizens and ensure public safety,” said VPOA representative Pete Hoffmann. “The City must stop applying stop-gap measures to a serious murder and crime sp...
Two New Murders in Vallejo Vallejo Police Association Says New Cases Bring Total 2020 Murder Cases to 21, On Pace to be Worst Murder Year in History
Thursday, 03 September 2020
Vallejo, CA – Vallejo Police officers are investigating two new murder cases that occurred overnight, according the Vallejo Police Officers’ Association. The total number of murders in Vallejo now stands at 21, putting the city on a pace to break the worst year on record for murders. In 1994, 30 murders occurred, the highest in city history.
Preliminary reports indicate that around 8:15 p.m. last night, September 2, officers heard gunshots and headed to 201 Maine Street. They searched t...