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After Nearly A Year, California’s New AG Will Investigate Vallejo Police Killing of Sean Monterrosa

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Demonstrators gather outside of the Vallejo Police Station after a march from City Hall demanding justice for Sean Monterrosa on July 11, 2020. (Beth LaBerge/KQED)

It’s almost been a year since Vallejo Police Department Officer Jarrett Tonn shot and killed Sean Monterrosa on June 2, as protests against police violence marched nationwide.

Last week, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced his office would review the investigation. Monterrosa’s family — and those who have been fighting for more police reform in Vallejo — hope this is a turning point in police accountability in the city, and even across the state.

Guest: Brian Krans, freelance reporter 

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