hot spot policing
Uniformed, plainclothes officers will flood crime-prone areas for next 7-10 days.
“I’m seeing more houses go for sale, and if we’re going to keep our neighborhood together, we need to see police presence,” Vaccaro says.
Alderwoman Jennifer Florida says there’s been a bump in burglary and a spike in car theft in Tower Grove South since hot-spot policing came to an end.
Tower Grove was flooded with extra police as a part of the “hot spot” program just recently, so why did somebody break into 18 parked cars there after the extra patrols were gone?
He was spared the additional pain of rabies shots when hot-spot officers patrolling the Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood helped track down the dog.
Within 12 hours of the roll-out of the effort to bring peace to the neighborhood that’s seen at least 8 murders and several shootings in recent months, police had made 12 arrests and confiscated 4 guns.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson sent nearly three dozen officers into the troubled Wells-Goodfellow neighborhood this morning.
A roll call for additional officers will be held Wednesday morning
We used to worry that “Big Brother” was watching us. In the future, will authorities simply predict what we’re about to do?
It’s official. The St. Louis Police Department implemented their redistricting plan early Monday morning changing nine police districts into six.