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Slain Vallejo police officer honored in annual procession

Monday, May 07, 2012
Slain Vallejo police officer immortalized in song

45-year-old Jim Capoot, a veteran on the police force for 19 years, was killed last November while chasing a suspected bank robber. (KGO Photo)

The late Vallejo police officer Jim Capoot is one of several law enforcement officers being honored Monday for making the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

Capoot was shot and killed November of last year by a suspected bank robber he was chasing.

This morning, a procession of police cars made their way to the state capitol for the special recognition ceremony.

This year's annual event is honoring a total of ten officers killed in the line of duty across the state.

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