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St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (L) and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley listen as St. Louis Police detective Jerod Breit talks about gang violence during the Attorney General's Urban Crime Summit in St. Louis on September 18, 2013. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is holding the week long meetings in Kansas City and St. Louis, featuring speakers that will help spur ideas that will eventually lower the crime rate throughout the State of Missouri. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Calls For Special St. Louis Gun Court Increase

Two days after city judges rejected a proposal to create a special gun court in St. Louis, Missouri’s attorney general and the city’s police chief reiterated their support for the new approach at an urban crime summit at St. Louis University.

09/18/2013

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster

Koster Renews Call For Gun Court in St. Louis

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster wants state lawmakers to approve a special gun court in St. Louis after city judges rejected the move earlier this week.

09/18/2013

Mo. Senator Says Legislature Will Consider Armed Offender Docket

“I think you would have to not be paying attention to the evening news to not see what seems to be a spiraling impact of gun violence in our region, in our city”

09/18/2013

St. Louis Circuit Court (KMOX/file photo)

The Armed Offender Docket’s Next Battleground: The Mo. Legislature

On Monday, St. Louis Circuit Court judges voted against the proposal which would have created a special court for prosecuting gun-related crimes.

09/17/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Judges Vote Against Armed Offender Docket Plan

Mayor Francis Slay, Police Chief Sam Dotson, and Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce say that suspects using guns wait too long to see a judge and receive sentences which are too light.

09/16/2013

YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

New Way of Tracking Gun Criminals Proposed

It would be called the Armed Offender Docket.

02/28/2013

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