PO Box 4554 Vallejo, CA 94590
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Congratulations & Our Thanks!
We wish Officer Hans Williams well as he entered retirement this month after 22 years of dedicated public service.  Hans spent the last nine years of his law enforcement career with the Vallejo Police Department.  He said, up until the last few years, it was the best time of all the agencies he worked. Hans started his career in law enforcement with other smaller agencies with the goal of becoming a Vallejo Police officer.  He spent many years in the Patrol Division an...

Congratulations & Best Wishes!
Recently, Officer John Ehman retired from the Vallejo Police Department after over 32 years of dedicated service to the City of Vallejo and its citizens. We take time to recognize John on this milestone. Officer Ehman worked many years in Patrol, as a hostage negotiator and field training officer. John grew up in Vallejo and attended Vallejo schools. Officer Ehman spent many of his last years working in Beat 3 (Glen Cove). Unfortunately, Chief Williams decided to eliminate a dedicated be...

Lieutenant Herm Robinson Returns to Work!
We are elated with the arbitrator's decision and are pleased that she recognized the Chief of Police's inappropriate actions and harsh discipline.  Chief Williams' poor leadership and decision making has severely damaged the men and women of this organization.  Despite his self-serving and misleading portrayal of the Vallejo Police Department, we hope that this judgment, that included back pay and interest payments, sends a clear message to the City that we stand against unfair labor ...

Arbitrator Overturns Improper Firing and Awards Full Back Pay for Vallejo Police Lieutenant with 47 Year Unblemished Record
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2022 CONTACT: Julia Fox 925.609.1699 [email protected] Arbitrator Overturns Improper Firing and Awards Full Back Pay for African American Vallejo Police Lieutenant with 47 Year Unblemished Record Statement from Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver: Yesterday, a highly respected arbitrator mutually selected by the City of Vallejo and the law firm of Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver issued a 24 page written decision finding there was no “just ...

42nd Annual Vallejo PAL Memorial Golf Classic
Friday - June 24, 2022 Hiddenbrooke Golf Club Four Person Scramble Shotgun Start ~ 12:30 Check-in Begins ~ 10:30 Hole Sponsor $100 (Tee Sign) Silver Donor $ 500 (Tee Sign, Dinner and Golf for Two) Gold Donor $1000 (Tee Sign, Dinner and Golf for Four, Recognition at Dinner) Platinum Donor $1500 (Tee Sign, Dinner and Golf for Four, Recognition at Dinner, Dinner Table or Golf Cart labeled sponsorship) ALL TOURNAMENT PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE VALLEJO PAL PROGRAM Entry fee incl...

Police Chief Shawny Williams Issues Misleading Press Release in an Attempt to Hide Crisis at the Vallejo Police Department
For Immediate Release Contact: April 15, 2022 (707) 644-3913 [email protected] Police Chief Shawny Williams Issues Misleading Press Release in an Attempt to Hide Crisis at the Vallejo Police Department Vallejo, CA – The Vallejo Police Officers' Association was stunned by the press release issued by Chief Shawny Williams on Monday (April 11, 2022) related to a decrease in uses of force (UOF) by Vallejo Police Officers in 2021. Not surprisingly, Chief Williams could not pass o...

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...