PO Box 4218 Vallejo, CA 94590
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Never Forget
Today we remember the deaths of Officers Thacker and Easson.  They were killed during a car stop on this day in 1966.  Their service to our community will never be forgotten. Vallejo POA Memorial Page Police Officer Calvin Thacker and Police Officer William Easson were shot and killed while making a traffic stop of a local resident on April 7, 1966. Both officers were shot twice during the stop. The subject fled the scene but later surrendered himself to the police. He was conv...

Never Forget
Today we pause to remember the life and sacrifice of Vallejo Officer Jeff Azuar.  On this day, in 2000, Officer Azuar was murdered in the line of duty.  Please take a moment to acknowledge his service and continue to send positive thoughts to his family.  As you may have noticed, April is a particularly difficult month for Vallejo police officers.   VPOA Memorial Page Officer Jeffrey Azuar was shot and killed after he and another officer attempted to serve a failure ...

CRISIS MODE - Staffing continues to plummet
The staffing crisis continues at VPD and it is not isolated to the cops. Four civilian employees (with no replacements) have resigned for other agencies or retired before they really wanted to in the last month. Dispatch supervisor, Teresa Olsen, recently resigned taking with her 25 years of training and experience. She has a Masters Degree and is a certified POST instructor. She was the training coordinator for all new hires in the Radio Room. She was the IBEW shop steward and on the nego...

Officer Tyler Quinn Memorial Fund
In partnership with PORAC, the VPOA has setup a donation portal to help Tyler's family with funeral/memorial expenses. You can donate online using the link below our mail a check directly to the VPOA. 100% of all funds collected will go directly to the family - no fees are skimmed off the top like GoFundMe or other online donation sites. *** On February 9, 2022, Officer Tyler Quinn passed away unexpectedly in his home. Tyler was a Vallejo Police officer since 2017. Prior to that, he w...

Civilian Employee Staffing Also Plummeting
The VPOA wishes to extend our thanks and well wishes to Police Assistant Tina Encarnacion. Tina began working for VPD in 2013 and has served in a variety of assignments. She really had a passion for Vallejo and making her city a better place to live and work. She was instrumental in the art of bringing neighborhoods together and engaging with community members on how to better address crime problems. Tina was transferred out of the Community Services Section and assigned to Patrol as a poli...

Veteran Lieutenant Promoted to Napa PD Captain
Just a few minutes ago, former Vallejo Police Lieutenant Fabio Rodriguez was sworn in as a Captain (a promotional appointment) with the Napa Police Department. Another example of veteran and experienced officers leaving the Vallejo Police Department for better working conditions. The Napa Police Department will be well served by his knowledge and leadership. Fabio was born and raised in the City of Vallejo and started his career with the Vallejo PD as a police cadet in 1997. He became a p...

VPOA & PAL Spread Holiday Cheer
In partnership with the Vallejo Police Activities League, the Vallejo Police Officers’ Association donated food, clothes and toys to several families in Vallejo in an effort to bring some Christmas cheer to them. Whether it is the holidays or everyday, there are families in need within our community and the VPOA and PAL strive to help when and where we can. These items are purchased with our members’ dues and from community donations. It is certainly a group effort. Today, members of ...