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St. Louis City Firefighter Applicants Begin Physical Testing

CPAT testing – when each applicant goes through a series of tests in full fire gear – begins after a written test,

07/24/2015

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St. Louis Police Officer Shot; Police Searching for 4 Suspects

A St. Louis police officer was shot Tuesday morning and the suspects are at large.

07/14/2015

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Mom of Teen Wounded by St. Louis Police Questions Shooting

The mother of an armed, 16-year-old boy shot and paralyzed last weekend by St. Louis police is questioning whether officers needed to fire upon her son.

07/13/2015

SLMPD chief Sam Dotson (Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

St. Louis Police Officer Shoots 16-Year-Old, Teen in Serious Condition

Brandon Claxton was grazed above the eye, hit once in the arm and once in the stomach.

07/11/2015

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson speaks before the Aldermanic Public Safety Committee on July 9, 2015. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

St. Louis Aldermen Grill Police Chief on Rising Murder Rate

With murder up 58 percent this year in the city, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson faced questions about whether his redistricting plan has spread officers too thin.

07/09/2015

Rashad Edwards (Courtesy of SLMPD)

Probationer Charged with 1st-Degree Murder – Dotson Blames Judge

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is calling out Circuit Judge Margaret Neill after she issued a second probation to a gun felon who is now accused of shooting and killing a man just last week.

07/08/2015

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Two Guns Nabbed From Men In Line For Fair Saint Louis

The Circuit Attorney’s office issued warrants for unlawful use of a weapon against 22-year-old Roderick Roberson of Belleville, Illinois, and against 17-year-old Keion Peay of North St. Louis.

07/06/2015

Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

Police Chief Supports Vote for Tax Raise, More Officers

A plan to ask St. Louis City voters to raise some taxes and fees to hire more police is getting support from St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson.

05/14/2015

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Frustrated St. Louis Police Chief Calls for More Officers

At times during the two-hour hearing, Dotson admitted the obvious – that the crime rate in St. Louis has outpaced the ability of the existing police force to keep up.

05/07/2015

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13:  Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson Resigns

CBS News has confirmed that Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson will resign.

03/11/2015

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