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Over Accountability in Policing

Policing has always had dangers associated with the profession. Physical, emotional, and psychological threats have always existed. However, when the fear of those who work the streets behind those badges is directed more to their own agencies and the government they work for than it is towards the criminal element they are fighting every day, those who suffer the greatest will be the honest citizens of this country.

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Ferguson to Swear in New Police Chief

Ferguson, MO, the St. Louis suburb that erupted into weeks of racially charged protests after a police officer killed an unarmed teen in 2014--an act of force that was proven to be justified by a county grand jury and a DOJ investigation--is slated to swear in its first African-American police chief Monday.

Officer Shortage Hits St. Louis City, County Police

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: DOJ Sues Ferguson After Council Votes to Revise Consent Decree

The U.S. Department of Justice accused Ferguson of numerous constitutional violations in a 56-page lawsuit filed Wednesday, saying that the City Council had in fact rejected a proposed agreement the night before — despite Ferguson officials repeated claims to the contrary.

DOJ Sues Ferguson After Council Votes to Revise Consent Decree

The U.S. Department of Justice accused Ferguson of numerous constitutional violations in a 56-page lawsuit filed Wednesday, saying that the City Council had in fact rejected a proposed agreement the night before — despite Ferguson officials repeated claims to the contrary. More Here.

Man Gets 18 Months for Hacking Missouri Police Union Website

A man has been ordered to spend a year and a half in federal prison for a cyberattack that disabled a St. Louis-area police union's website during unrest related to the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

Michael Brown's Family Gets 2016 Court Date for Wrongful Death Suit

A federal judge in St. Louis has scheduled an October 2016 trial in the case of Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden against the city of Ferguson, its former police chief, and former officer Darren Wilson.

Reaching Out to the Community

The events that unfolded in Ferguson and Baltimore may be over but their legacy lives on. These incidents are sparking a vigorous debate across the United States over the relationship between law enforcement and the citizenry they protect.

Suspect Shot After Opening Fire on Officers Following Ferguson Protest

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

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.