Chief Williams to be speaker at Senior Round Table meeting
Vallejo Police Chief Shawny Williams will be the guest speaker for the monthly Senior Round Table meeting set for Monday.
The meeting starts at 1:30 p.m., inside the Florence Douglas Center, located at 333 Amador St. in Vallejo.
Williams was sworn in as the city’s first African American police chief on Nov. 12. He replaces Andrew Bidou, who retired over the summer after five years as Vallejo’s police chief.
Prior to his time in
Vallejo, Williams worked for the San Jose Police Department for over 26 years. There he began as an officer and worked his way up to deputy chief, managing San Jose’s bureau of investigations, which included 190 personnel members with a $63 million operating budget.