Chief Wil­liams to be speaker at Se­nior Round Ta­ble meet­ing

Times-Herald (Vallejo) - - LOCAL NEWS - Times-Her­ald staff re­port

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.

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