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Video: 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.

Thousands March in Downtown St. Louis to Protest Police Violence

October 13, 2014
Part of a four-day series of events, dubbed "FergusonOctober" by organizers, the protest in St. Louis Saturday drew a diverse crowd of activists from across the nation who marched side-by-side with local residents, chanting, "We are Mike Brown."

Off-Duty St. Louis Officer Kills Man in Gunfight, Triggering Angry Protests

October 9, 2014
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.

Video: Off-Duty St. Louis Officer Kills Man in Gunfight, Triggering Angry Protests

October 9, 2014
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.

St. Louis Chief Seeks Body Cameras, Plans to Establish Deadly Force Investigation Unit

September 11, 2014
The department, Dotson said, will seek about $1 million from City Hall to outfit 900 officers with body cameras to record their interactions with civilians.

St. Louis Officers Shoot, KIll Knife-Wielding Man, Crowd Yells "Ferguson" Chants

August 19, 2014
"The store owner and the alderwoman said the suspect was armed with a knife, acting erratically, pacing back and forth in the street, talking to himself," said Chief Dotson, who spoke at the scene.

St. Louis Chief Calls for FBI Investigation of Deadly Force Incident

December 19, 2013
in a rare move, Police Chief Sam Dotson has requested that the FBI review his department’s handling of an officer-involved shooting that killed a 25-year-old man.

St. Louis Police Give Free Books to At-Risk Kids

December 2, 2013
The St. Louis Police Department is giving some of the city's most at-risk children free books and encouraging them to read and write.

St. Louis Police Chief Pushes for Drone Use

October 11, 2013
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is pushing forward with plans for a drone and wants to create what he calls an information center.

Shot Mo. Officer Leaves Hospital

October 8, 2013
A St. Louis Metro Police officer wounded in a shootout with a drug suspect left the hospital the following day.

St. Louis Regains Control of PD From State

September 2, 2013
St. Louis has regained control of its police department from the state after Mayor Francis Slay signed an executive order Saturday he said was "too long in coming."

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.
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