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Politics and a Police Officer’s Death

by David Corbett For part of today, I will be away from my desk, attending the memorial service for Officer Jim Capoot (pronounced Ka Poo), who was killed in the line of duty on Thursday, November 17th, in my hometown, Vallejo, California. As council member Stephanie Gomes said in her comments at an earlier memorial […]

In Memory of Officer Jim Capoot

                    An irreplaceable father, citizen, coach and police officer was gunned down by a fleeing suspect in a bank robbery in Vallejo on Thursday afternoon, November 17, 2011. A 19-year veteran of Vallejo PD and an ex-marine, Officer Capoot and his wife had taken in the […]