hot spot policing
Police say hot spot policing has been very successful in north and west St. Louis. Now, the south side will see the way it works.
It happened around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Aubert, just a couple blocks north of Fountain Park.
Hot spot policing has been highly touted by city leaders as a way to turn around troubled neighborhoods on the city’s north side.
“We want to support neighborhoods,” Dotson said, “This is a very active neighborhood, a very vibrant neighborhood. We want to keep it that way.”
It’s been reported widely that hot spot policing is very successful, but the main researcher in St. Louis says the latest studies show a somewhat unexpected result.
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–After getting the job of top cop with the help of Mayor Slay, newly-sworn-in Police Chief Sam Dotson says he won’t play politics or hesitate to stand up to the Mayor if he feels […]
“We’re going to actually look at working our resources together,” he said. “It makes sense.”
Police Chief Dan Isom says the effort was “unsustainable,”