Browsing the blog archives for February, 2011

Welcome to the Vallejo Lamplighter

Welcome to The Vallejo Lamplighter by Bob Sampayan Crime Prevention Coordinator Posted by webmaster on 02/23/2011 Hello and welcome to our first edition of “The Vallejo Lamplighter.” This online newsletter will be sent out quarterly with articles about Neighborhood Watch programs, safety tips, important dates to remember and information other Neighborhood Watch groups want to share. This newsletter is your newsletter. […]


Southwest Quadrant – Initial Report

The Southwest Quadrant extends from west of 1-80 and south of Tennessee Street and includes a diverse collection of neighborhoods made up of hardworking people.  Some of the area’s neighborhood watches began to form in early 2010 in response to a shift in the type of residents we were seeing move in, and who changed […]

Vallejo’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

By John Allen On Monday, February 7, 2011, The Heritage Neighborhood, The St Vincent’s Hill Neighborhood and Fighting Back Partnership held a community forum to address a growing concern over the proliferation of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries (MMD). The Community Forum was held in the Joseph Room of the John F. Kennedy Library. Of greatest concern […]


A long and tough effort to combat crime, Vallejo is seeing results

By Kim David Stafford United States Attorney’s Office, Sacramento, California January 21, 2011 I remember receiving the call to action from then Lieutenant Reggie Garcia, Vallejo Police Department. His voice was forceful and his intentions deliberate: we need to clean up this City! That afternoon we met down at the Wharf Restaurant to discuss and […]


Neighborhood Watch

Lt. Jim O’Connell Vallejo Police Department If ever there was a time for a community to come together and to work as a team, it is now. The state of our national economy has almost crippled our nation, and as we all know, Vallejo has not been immune to the damage. Across our nation, communities […]