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MO Trooper Gets 10 Days in Jail for Accidental Drowning of Handcuffed Suspect

September 25, 2017
The weekend after Memorial Day, he arrested Ellingson for allegedly boating while intoxicated. Ellingson fell overboard while Piercy was driving the MSHP boat back to shore for processing. Piercy tried—unsuccessfully—to hook Ellingson with a pole.

IA Reserve Deputy Struck, Killed by 3 Vehicles on Highway

September 5, 2017
An Iowa reserve deputy who was walking on Interstate 70 in the Kansas City suburb of Blue Springs, MO, was struck by three vehicles and killed Saturday night.

Suspect in MO Officer's Death Still at Large

August 8, 2017
The search for a man wanted in the murder of a Clinton, MO, police officer continued Tuesday afternoon after the search of a home in Chilhowee, MO, came up empty.

Civilians Help Missouri Trooper in Fight on Interstate

February 9, 2017
“That guy was just fighting and screaming, fighting and screaming, he just kept resisting, kept resisting, kept resisting,” said Charles Barney, a good Samaritan who along with an unidentified woman helped Trooper Ryun.

Video: Civilians Help Missouri Trooper in Fight on Interstate

February 9, 2017
“That guy was just fighting and screaming, fighting and screaming, he just kept resisting, kept resisting, kept resisting,” said Charles Barney, a good Samaritan who along with an unidentified woman helped Trooper Ryun.

Narcotics Agent Killed, 3 Troopers Wounded in Mississippi Standoff

February 22, 2016
A Mississippi state narcotics agent was killed and three highway patrol troopers were wounded over the weekend in a shootout in Tishomingo County.

Deputy's Patrol Car Overturns in Chase, With Sheriff as Passenger

September 22, 2015
A Shannon County, Mo., sheriff's deputy ran off a county road and overturned his patrol car while pursuing a fleeing driver on Monday afternoon. The sheriff was a passenger in that patrol car.

DOJ Report Slams Missouri Agencies' Response to Ferguson Protests

June 30, 2015
The report suggests that last year’s unrest was aggravated by long-standing community animosity toward Ferguson police, and by a failure of commanders to provide more details to the public after an officer killed Michael Brown.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Rural Crimes Investigative Unit Wins Award

November 12, 2014
An innovative, highly-coordinated approach to stem rural crime throughout the state of Missouri has earned the Missouri State Highway Patrol Rural Crimes Investigative Unit (RCIU) the 2014 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)/Thomson Reuters Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigation.

Missouri Trooper Not Charged in Drowning

September 9, 2014
A special prosecutor said Monday that she wouldn't criminally charge the Missouri state trooper who handcuffed 20-year-old Brandon Ellingson before he drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks while being transported by boat.

Police Scale Back in Ferguson, But Issues Not Resolved

August 28, 2014
Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, Mo. But that doesn't mean their jobs are done.

Video: Highway Patrol Brings Relative Calm to Ferguson, Mo.

August 15, 2014
In Ferguson, Mo., yesterday, as the Missouri Highway Patrol took over a stunning change in tone radiated through the suburban streets where protests had turned violent each of the last four evenings following the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Highway Patrol Brings Relative Calm to Ferguson, Mo.

August 15, 2014
In Ferguson, Mo., yesterday, a stunning change in tone radiated through the suburban streets where protests had turned violent each of the last four evenings following the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Read Story Here.

Missouri Highway Patrol to Take Command in Ferguson

August 14, 2014
Nixon said Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol will be in charge. St. Louis County officers will still help, but will not be the leading agency,

Missouri Trooper Dragged by Car After DWI Stop

June 20, 2014
A 42-year-old motorist who allegedly dragged a state trooper for 80 feet with his car while trying to escape a DWI arrest has been charged with two felonies.

Handcuffed Suspect Drowns After Falling Off Missouri Highway Patrol Boat

June 3, 2014
Ellingson was handcuffed behind his back, said Sgt. Paul Reinsch of the patrol. The trooper, Anthony C. Piercy, 42, was driving the 2008 Donzi patrol boat and had put Ellingson in a standard “Level 3” life jacket, which looks like a vest and has three front buckles. Piercy was driving Ellingson to a zone station to give him a breath test.

Mo. Officer Shoots, Kills Man After Pursuit

March 6, 2014
A Bourbon, Mo., police officer shot and killed a man Wednesday morning after he eluded police during a pursuit, according to authorities.

Video: Man Gets 30 Years for Dragging Mo. Trooper

November 14, 2013
Approaching Hampton’s car, Cpl. Dunfee felt something was up. Hampton had something in his waistband. Dunfee pulled his gun and Hampton hit the gas. Dunfee acted without hesitation.

Mo. Trooper's Vest Saves Him

September 23, 2013
A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper survived a shot to the chest after his body armor absorbed a bank robber's round.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Seeks Trooper Applicants

March 9, 2013
The Missouri State Highway Patrol has announced testing dates for a recruit class of troopers. Testing will be offered at nine locations in March and April, according to the agency.
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