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Gunshot residue tests and ballistics evidence indicate that 18-year-old Vonderitt D. Myers Jr. fired a gun at a St. Louis Metro police officer before being fatally shot, police and union officials said Tuesday. More Hree,
More than 60 people were arrested yesterday across the St. Louis area in protests over police conduct and racial relations that attracted activists across America. More Here.
An off-duty St. Louis police officer shot and killed a young African-American man Wednesday night in south St. Louis, triggering hours of protests. Police say the man fired on the off-duty officer. The officer was not hit. More Here.
Join us for a lively, in-depth conversation about police weapons. St. Louis Metro Police officers are lobbying Chief Sam Dotson for .40-caliber duty pistols to replace outgoing 9mm Beretta 92s they now carry. The agency's police union has also asked for patrol rifles for its members. Chief Dotson tells PoliceMag.com which way he's leaning on the caliber debate and why he's reluctant to allow officers to carry their own rifles on duty.