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.
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.
Dotson Calling for More Federal Help for Fighting CrimeGuns, drugs, judges and gangs - those were the common threads 20 of the nation's police chiefs talked about when they got together in Washington this week for a summit on this year's spike in violent crime.
St. Louis Police to Increase Security for Baseball PlayoffsSt. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says officers will be in greater numbers for the best-of-five series that gets under way Friday. Game 2 is on Saturday.
SLMPD's Real-Time Crime Center Paying DividendsDotson says 48 arrests were made due to the hits that came as a result of the LPRs, with a resulting 126 criminal charges.
Police Chief Blames Aldermen for No New OfficersSt. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is standing firm - the Board of Aldermen is the reason more police officers haven’t been hired.
Dotson: 'Person of Interest' Identified in Downtown Robbery, ShootingSt. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson has confirmed via his Twitter account that a "person of interest" has been identified in the armed robbery and shooting Friday in downtown St. Louis that left a man paralyzed.
VIDEO: Police Chief, Mayor Respond After Man Shot, Paralyzed in Downtown STL"It's unacceptable," Dotson tells KMOX's Michael Calhoun. "We have to make sure we find out who this person is. We have to make sure we put them in front of a judge. And we have to make sure that the judge puts this person in jail for a very long time."
STL Police Use KC 'Call-In' Method to Lower CrimeDotson says they were also warned that their family and friends could face utility shut-offs for unpaid bills if they get in trouble, again.
Calls for Calm, Fear of More Trouble Tonight in North St. Louis"This is not just about the police shooting a young man," Moore said. "It's about life, period. About what's acceptable and what's not."