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What It's Like for Black Officers in Ferguson

August 10, 2015
When it came to verbal abuse, by all accounts, the blacks in blue got it far worse. “My God,” said Dilworth, “threatening your families, getting very specific on what they were going to do to your daughter and your wife. If you have a unique name, they can Google it, go to records, and find out [personal information].”

Suspect Shot After Opening Fire on Officers Following Ferguson Protest

August 10, 2015
Shots rang out late Sunday night in Ferguson, Mo., during a protest march when two men engaged in a gunfight and one of the men reportedly opened fire on an SUV full of plainclothes police officers. The officers returned fire and critically wounding the gunman after a foot pursuit. More Here

Video: Suspect Shot After Opening Fire on Officers Following Ferguson Protest

August 10, 2015
Shots rang out late Sunday night during a march in Ferguson, Mo., to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown when two men engaged in a gunfight and one of the men reportedly opened fire on an SUV full of plainclothes police officers. The officers returned fire and critically wounding the gunman after a foot pursuit.

Missouri Governor Directs Commission to Boost Officer Training

August 7, 2015
Gov. Jay Nixon ordered a state commission on Thursday to overhaul police training in Missouri by Dec. 1, in hopes of reducing officer-involved shootings, improving community relationships, and teaching officers to better cope with the emotional rigors of the job.

Police, Demonstrators Gear Up for Michael Brown Anniversary in Ferguson

August 4, 2015
Police commanders are expecting a peaceful weekend — and demonstrators are promising it. But authorities said Monday they would be prepared if the observance of the first anniversary of the controversial death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., turned violent.

Ferguson Braces for Anniversary of Michael Brown Shooting

July 30, 2015
"I've asked the police department to adopt four things as we start: We want to embrace professionalism, we want to embrace respect, we want to embrace community engagement and we want to make the community safer," interim chief Anderson said.

4 in Custody After Ambush Attack on St. Louis Officer

July 17, 2015
The suspected gunman in a surprise attack that wounded a city police sergeant this week was in custody Thursday, along with three men believed to have been with him. More Here.

Video: 4 in Custody After Ambush Attack on St. Louis Officer

July 17, 2015
The suspected gunman in a surprise attack that wounded a city police sergeant this week was in custody Thursday, along with three men believed to have been with him.

Dog Injures Missouri Detective During Arrest of Former Officer

July 16, 2015
A Pulaski County, Mo., detective is recovering after he was attacked by a dog during the arrest of a former police officer.

After Two Dozen Surgeries Missouri Officer with Flesh-Eating Disease Leaves Hospital

July 14, 2015
Lee's Summit (Mo.) Police Department Officer Josh Ward walked out of St. Luke's Hospital Monday morning via his own two feet. That was a miracle after he battled a flesh-eating bacteria that nearly killed him. More Here.

Video: After Two Dozen Surgeries Missouri Officer with Flesh-Eating Disease Leaves Hospital

July 14, 2015
Lee's Summit (Mo.) Police Department Officer Josh Ward walked out of St. Luke's Hospital Monday morning via his own two feet. That was a miracle after he battled a flesh-eating bacteria that nearly killed him.

Video: St. Louis Officer Ambushed in Car, Saved by Vest

July 14, 2015
A St. Louis police officer was shot early Tuesday morning in the Central West End. The shooting occured shortly before 5 a.m. on Maryland Avenue, between Kingshighway and N. Euclid. Authorities believe he was ambushed.

St. Louis Officer Ambushed in Car, Saved by Vest

July 14, 2015
A St. Louis police officer was shot early Tuesday morning in the Central West End. The shooting occured shortly before 5 a.m. on Maryland Avenue, between Kingshighway and N. Euclid. Authorities believe he was ambushed. More Here.

Missouri Police Departments Required to Achieve Accreditation in New Law

July 13, 2015
A piece of the municipal court reform measure signed into law Thursday by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon establishes an accreditation process for police departments in St. Louis County.

St. Louis Police Blame Judges, Prosecutors for Soaring Homicide Rate

July 9, 2015
The city’s soaring homicide numbers and climbing rate of other crimes have left police commanders scrambling for solutions — and pointing fingers.

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.

Branson Rolling Out Blue Carpet for Men and Women Behind the Badge

June 3, 2015
The City of Branson, Mo., is honoring current and past law enforcement members with a week-long celebration beginning Sat., June 13. Law Enforcement Recognition Week will pay tribute to active and retired law enforcement from across the country.

Ferguson Protesters Admit Plot to Bomb Police Station, Kill Officials

June 2, 2015
The pair met in August in Ferguson, during the protests over the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by then-Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. They started talking about buying guns and organizing protesters to "be like an army" and fight back against police, their plea agreement says.

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Hospitalizes Missouri Officer

April 21, 2015
Detective Josh Ward of the Lee's Summit (Mo.) Police Department is in critical condition suffering from a flesh-eating bacteria called Streptococcus pyogenes. More Here.

Video: Flesh-Eating Bacteria Hospitalizes Missouri Officer

April 21, 2015
Detective Josh Ward of the Lee's Summit (Mo.) Police Department is in critical condition suffering from a flesh-eating bacteria called Streptococcus pyogenes.
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