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Two New Williams Police Officers Sworn In

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Two new Williams Police Officers, Sandeep ‚ÄúSonny‚ÄĚ Grewal, and Victoria ‚ÄúVikki‚ÄĚ Bonilla were sworn in on Monday, March 17th, 2014 at a special ceremony held at Williams City Hall.

Friends and family, colleagues, city staff, and members of the community attended and witnessed the memorable event.

‚ÄúGrewal and Bonilla were extremely well qualified,‚ÄĚ said Williams Police Chief, Jim Saso.

Chief Saso officiated the ceremony and presented the new officers with their badges.

The addition of the new officers brings the Williams Police Department to full staff.

‚ÄúIt‚Äôs been a year and a half since our department was fully staffed,‚ÄĚ said Saso, ‚Äúwe have been actively recruiting for the right individuals.‚ÄĚ

Strong efforts were made to recruit the new officers that would fit the Williams community and met the needs of the department.

‚ÄúWe‚Äôve must have reviewed over 100 applicants,‚ÄĚ said Saso, ‚ÄúI was impressed by the officers‚Äô maturity, education and their desire to work in a small community.‚ÄĚ

Officer Sandeep Grewal, or known as ‚ÄėSonny‚Äô, grew up in Yuba City, graduating from Faith Christian High School. After attending Bethany University in Scotts Valley California, Sonny attended the Butte College Police Academy and graduated in the 132nd Academy class in December of 2013. Sonny is fluent in both English and Punjabi.

Officer Victoria Bonilla, or known as ‚ÄėVikki‚Äô, grew up in Planada, graduating from Le Grand High School. Vikki attended Chico State University where she was hired by the University‚Äôs Police Department as a Community Service Officer and later became their wtraining officer. Vikki graduated with her Bachelor‚Äôs degree in Criminal Justice. She then enrolled in the Butte College Police Academy and graduated in the 132nd Academy class in December of 2013. Vikki is fluent in both English and Spanish.





Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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