– On July 31, 2020, Vallejo Police Chief Shawny Williams launched an independent, third-party investigation into allegations of badge bending by Vallejo Police Officers. The call for the investigation follows an official inquiry placed by Chief Williams earlier this week. The allegations include officers taking part in the act after an officer-involved shooting occurs.
We’ve received statements from two different sources within the Vallejo Police Department that
As a result of these very troubling and disturbing allegations, I’ve asked for an independent outside investigation to be completed by a third party,” says Chief of Police Shawny Williams.
The independent outside investigation will begin as early as next week and will take several months to complete.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Vallejo Police Department Office of Internal Affairs at
(707) 648-4695 or complete the citizen's complaint form by clicking
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