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Officer Shortage Hits St. Louis City, County Police

March 29, 2016
The St. Louis County and Metropolitan Police Departments are joining others around the country in handing out "Help Wanted" signs, as more officers are leaving the force and fewer recruits are signing up to replace them.

Video: Video Refutes Claims That St. Louis Police Held Children at Gunpoint

March 4, 2016
An allegation of children held at gunpoint by St. Louis police, which swept social media and led to a protest this week, was proven false by video from a patrol vehicle's dashboard camera, Police Chief Sam Dotson said Wednesday.

Video Refutes Claims That St. Louis Police Held Children at Gunpoint

March 4, 2016
An allegation of children held at gunpoint by St. Louis police, which swept social media and led to a protest this week, was proven false by video from a patrol vehicle's dashboard camera, Police Chief Sam Dotson said Wednesday. More Here.

Video: Rookie St. Louis Officer Wounded in Shootout

November 23, 2015
A rookie St. Louis City police officer who just graduated from the academy last month is recovering after he was shot during a struggle with a suspect. Chief Sam Dotson says the officer was shot once in the left neck and shoulder area but is expected to be okay. The injury is described as non-life threatening.

Rookie St. Louis Officer Wounded in Shootout

November 23, 2015
A rookie St. Louis City police officer who just graduated from the academy last month is recovering after he was shot during a struggle with a suspect. Chief Sam Dotson says the officer was shot once in the left neck and shoulder area but is expected to be okay. The injury is described as non-life threatening. More Here.

Autopsy Report: Armed Suspect Killed by Officers in St. Louis This Week Died of Single Gunshot in the Back

August 21, 2015
Chief Sam Dotson said the wound's location neither proves nor disproves the contention of officers at the scene that Ball-Bey refused to drop a gun and pointed it at them before being shot Wednesday.

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.

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.

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.

St. Louis Chief Blames "Ferguson Effect" for Drop in Self-Initiated Policing

February 27, 2015
One of the steepest drops in S.I.A. occurred after the August 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown in a St. Louis suburb. Another steep drop in S.I.A. occurred after the Grand Jury decision on Nov. 24.  Dotson said criminals felt empowered, while officers felt hampered by what he calls the "Ferguson Effect." More Here.

Video: St. Louis Chief Blames "Ferguson Effect" for Drop in Self-Initiated Policing

February 27, 2015
One of the steepest drops in S.I.A. occurred after the August 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown in a St. Louis suburb. Another steep drop in S.I.A. occurred after the Grand Jury decision on Nov. 24. Dotson said criminals felt empowered, while officers felt hampered by what he calls the "Ferguson Effect."

Video: Shoving Match Erupts at St. Louis Police Board Hearing

January 29, 2015
Proposed after the Aug. 9 shooting of black teenager Michael Brown by white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the civilian panel would hear complaints about police actions, be able to review evidence from internal affairs investigations and evaluate police policies.

Former Officer Reunites With Woman He Rescued as an Abandoned Baby 51 Years Ago

January 23, 2015
“I saw this baby sitting on the blanket and she wasn’t moving, just looking at me, befuddled as to what’s going on,” he recalled. “She was perfectly dressed like she was ready for Sunday church.”

1 Dead, 5 Wounded After Attempted Robbery in St. Louis Cop Bar

December 4, 2014
A former police officer who shot a robber at a south St. Louis bar in 2008 did it again late Tuesday night in a gunfight that wounded him and four others, and killed a woman.

St. Louis Officer Under Investigation for Calls to Activist's Employer

October 16, 2014
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Internal Affairs is investigating an officer who reportedly called a woman's employer to discuss her involvement in Ferguson protests.

Evidence Confirms Teen Fired at Off-Duty St Louis Officer

October 14, 2014
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 Arrested at St. Louis Area Protests

October 14, 2014
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.

Video: Evidence Confirms Teen Fired at Off-Duty St Louis Officer

October 14, 2014
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.
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