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St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson talks to officers on October 24, 2013.

Police Start Second Phase of ‘Hot Spot’ Plan in North Side Neighborhoods

Hot spot policing has been highly touted by city leaders as a way to turn around troubled neighborhoods on the city’s north side.


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Police Increase Patrols in Fountain Park, Lewis Place Neighborhoods

“Officers will patrol in uniform, driving marked police vehicle, as well as in an undercover capacity, in unmarked vehicles,” the department announced Tuesday.


File photo of a crime scene. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

26-Year-Old Man Gunned Down on Porch in North St. Louis

The victim ran to a nearby gangway, but the shooters caught up to him and fired several rounds.


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UPDATE: Two Killed in Shootings Tuesday Night

A woman shot in her home and a man shot on his motorcycle are the two latest victims of area gun violence.


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College Hill Residents Wonder Where The Police Went

“We’re not seeing them as much this week as previously, before the election,” one woman said.


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Phase Two Of College Hill Initiative Begins

This second phase involves securing vacant houses, cleaning debris and ensuring street lights are working.


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St. Louis Police See Increase in Calls to CrimeStoppers

When can a simple piece of paper or a card become an important crime fighting tool? When it reminds residents that they can call in tips to police, without fear of being found out.


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St. Louis Police to Step Up Efforts in College Hill Neighborhood

It looked like an invasion of blue and white Wednesday morning as dozens of police officers fanned out from the mobile command post parked on Emily near DeSoto.


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Alderman French Vows To Fight College Hill Violence

“The best surveillance system in the world is neighbors looking out for neighbors,” French said.


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