Laurence Du Sault

Reforms Falter in Police Department Under Scrutiny for Killings

More than two years ago, the California DOJ endorsed 45 reforms for the Vallejo police. The department has implemented 2 of those.

The City Where Investigations of Police Take So Long, Officers Kill Again Before Reviews Are Done

A California city’s flawed handling of fatal police shootings allowed six officers to use deadly force again before their first cases were decided. Experts say the department’s system "isn’t even basement standard practice” and needs oversight.

Help Us Investigate the Vallejo Police Department

Reporters have documented 33 killings by police since 2000 in Vallejo. We need your help to learn more about Vallejo police violence and potential misconduct.

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