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St. Louis Police Short-Staffed as Murder Rate ClimbsA grim-faced St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay announced the numbers at police headquarters - 188 killings, 18 percent more than the year before - and violent crime was up 7 percent in the city in 2015.
St. Louis City Police to Wear New Cameras on Duty TodayThe cameras will either be strapped around an officer's chest, or mounted on a pair of glasses.
Sparta Police Chief Resigns After Dog ShotA southwest Missouri police chief has resigned after killing a caged pit bull so he could respond to a car crash.
Man Dies After Struggle with Police in St. Louis City Jail CellDotson says the man struggled with up to six officers, and during the struggle, as officers were attempting to put handcuffs on him, the man fell to his knees and hit his head on a concrete bench inside the cell.
St. Louis Police Work With Local FBI to Prevent Terrorist AttacksDotson says his department is in constant touch with the FBI's Fusion Center in St. Louis to make sure there are no active threats on this area.
Ethical Society of Police Says There's a Problem With Chief DotsonThe ESOP did not call for Dotson's resignation, but said they would if there are not changes.
Minority Police Group to Declare 'No Confidence' in Chief DotsonThe Ethical Society of Police lists four points of dissatisfaction, including the promotion of mostly white officers.
Ferguson's New City Manager Needs a New Police Chief by DecemberA Nationwide search gets underway this week because Interim Chief, Andre Anderson, will resign December 1.
Crime Spike Has South St. Louis Residents ConcernedChief Dotson says hot-spot policing is responding, and arrests have been made.
Subcommittee On Police Use Of Force Holds First Hearing"Only in the protection of a human being is deadly force allowed."
Concerned Holly Hills Residents Meet with Chief DotsonThree carjackings in recent months, shootings, break-ins - Holly Hills residents say their once quiet neighborhood is out of control.
St. Louis Fire Chief Backs Idea for Regional Fire DistrictThe study from the group Better Together says one district covering the entire region would improve response time and save money.

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