From 2014:

"In 2012, the rate of fatal officer-involved shootings in Vallejo — which had about 118,000 residents — was about 38 times the national rate."

kqed.org/news/135682/am… kqed.org/news/135682/am…
I’m watching the Vallejo City Council meeting online. This woman described herself as the girlfriend of 20-year-old Willie McCoy, who was killed Saturday by six Vallejo police officers as he slept in his car. The full video should be available on the city website later this week.
See @SamTLevin for additional context about the incident.
For additional context about Vallejo’s use-of-force rates, see @OakMorr .
See also @albertsamaha, ‘Three Shootings in Vallejo’. buzzfeed.com/albertsamaha/t…. And see @SFNewsReporter’s groundbreaking piece for @KQEDnews cited above.
Finally, here is my analysis of how VPD's use of force issues threaten the financial health of the city. (Vallejo went bankrupt in 2008, and faces a deficit in FY 2019–2020.) medium.com/@geoffwking/th….
The numbers speak for themselves: docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d….
Be sure to check out @OakMorr's work. He has been on this story for some time, and it shows.
@Kaepernick7, will you help draw attention to what's happening in Vallejo? People are organizing. A RT would have a big impact. I also hope to speak more in depth at the right time.

Thank you for your consideration. And congratulations on the well-deserved settlement.
@vanitaguptaCR, will you consider helping shine a light on what's happening in Vallejo? People are organizing. A RT would have a big impact. I also hope to speak more in depth at the right time, if you would be willing.

Thank you very much for your consideration.
@katz_oversight, will you consider helping shine a light on what's happening in Vallejo? People are organizing. A RT would have a big impact. I also hope to speak more in depth at the right time, if you would be willing.

Thank you very much for your consideration.
@blackoutcollect, will you consider helping shine a light on what's happening in Vallejo? People are organizing. I would love to be in touch when you have time.

Thank you very much for your consideration.
@PeterBibring, will you consider helping shine a light on what's happening in Vallejo? People are organizing. I also hope to speak more in depth, as well.

Thank you very much for your consideration.
@ScottHech, will you help shine a light on what's happening in Vallejo?

Thank you very much for your consideration.
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