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Firepower In St. Louis

July 26, 2013

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.

Mo. Officers Lobby Chief for More Firepower

July 22, 2013
The St. Louis police union has told the chief their officers would like .40-caliber handguns to match the firepower of criminals they encounter in the streets to replace the 9mm duty pistols they've carried for a decade.

Video: Mo. Officer Fighting for Job After Acquittal

July 9, 2013
A fired St. Louis (Mo.) Police officer is seeking reinstatement after a judge acquitted him of charges that he assaulted a handcuffed teen by striking him with an elbow.

4 Dead In Downtown St. Louis Shooting

June 13, 2013
Two men and two women were shot dead in downtown St. Louis in an apparent murder-suicide inside a building along Cherokee Street about 1:40 p.m. today, a police source said.

Ambushed Mo. Cop: He Looked Me In the Eye and Fired

June 13, 2013
A St. Louis police commander on special patrol to curb a spike in street violence said a suspect looked him "dead in the eye" and fired a pistol at him in his unmarked vehicle.

Mo. Agency Silences Pot-Lobbying Sergeant

March 18, 2013
A St. Louis Metro Police sergeant has sued his department, after commanders revoked his permission to work as a lobbyist supporting the legalization of marijuana.

Video: Mo. Cop Suspended for Rough Arrest

February 27, 2013
Police say surveillance video shows Officer Charles Proctor grabbing Jermaine Lacy by the neck at the Lumiere Place Casino on July 5. Lacy, who has been banned from Missouri casinos, had allegedly stolen money from another gambler at the casino.

Jury: TASER Not Liable for Suspect's Cardiac Arrest

December 13, 2012
A St. Louis Circuit Court jury has found in favor of TASER International in a product liability lawsuit filed by a man shot by an officer during a domestic call, the company announced.

St. Louis Chief Announces Retirement

October 2, 2012
The Board of Police Commissioners may hold an emergency meeting Wednesday to start the process of naming a new chief, with the goal being to have a new chief announced next month, said Richard Gray, president of the board.

St. Louis PD Assigns Officer to Animal Abuse Crimes

September 25, 2012
Officer Louis Naes, a nine-year veteran of the St. Louis Police Department, has become the department's first animal abuse investigator and a member of the new Animal Abuse Task Force. It includes the circuit attorney's office, mayor's office, the health department, and Stray Rescue of St. Louis.

Mo. Police Search for Two In Home Invasion Gunfight

July 11, 2012
The St. Louis Police Department continued its search for two suspects involved in a gunfight with officers responding to a home invasion Tuesday afternoon.

St. Louis Police Recapture Jail Escapee Who Made Own Nunchucks

September 19, 2011
Pollard had escaped Friday after fighting off more than a dozen correctional officers with nunchucks.

St. Louis Police Enlist Armored Truck for Drug Surveillance

August 29, 2011
The St. Louis PD's new armored car once transported hard currency. Now, the Ninth Division commander will deploy it to deliver information.

St. Louis Aims to Reclaim PD from State-Controlled Civil War Era

May 10, 2011
A Missouri bill that's on the verge of becoming law would give St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay oversight of a police department that's now controlled by a state commission set up during the Civil War.

Off-Duty St. Louis Officer Killed in Gunfight Outside Nightclub

April 24, 2011
St. Louis Metro Police Officer Daryl Hall died early Sunday morning from wounds suffered in a gunfight outside a nightclub where he had intervened while off duty.

St. Louis Saves 65 Officer Positions

March 17, 2011
St. Louis Metro Police Chief Dan Isom announced that 65 officer positions would be saved in next year's budget, and at the same time warned that officer positions may be cut the following year as grant funding dries up.

St. Louis Officer Disarmed, Shot With Own Gun

March 1, 2011
The officer arrived at the 5200 block of St. Louis Avenue at about 1 a.m. Tuesday to find a man who had been stabbed. The officer entered the home and chased the suspect, who was able to wrestle the officer's gun away from him and fire one shot at him.

St. Louis Officer Pulled From Patrol After Filmed 'Beating'

January 7, 2011
The encounter occurred at about 2:30 a.m. on New Year's Day at a Shell gas station, after the subject told the officer to, "Shut Up." St. Louis PD's Officer Dustin Ries was off duty and providing security from a substation on the property.

Report: St. Louis Overtakes Camden As Nation's Most Dangerous City

November 22, 2010
The survey found that St. Louis had 2,070.1 violent crimes per 100,000 residents, compared with a national average of 429.4. The remaining five on the list included Detroit, Flint, Mich., and Oakland, Calif.

Shots Fired: St. Louis, Missouri 10/01/2007

March 26, 2010

A 17-year-old member of the 41 Delmar Mob gang stopped, spinning and opening fire on the two officers with his 9mm pistol.

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