Jon Belmar

The Crime Victim Advocacy Center held its annual vigil for families of homicide victims on April 11, 2015 in north St. Louis County (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Families Mourn 198 Homicide Victims

St. Louis region’s crime victim advocacy center holds yearly vigil

04/11/2015

File photo of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

St. Louis Co. Chief Belmar Praises Public for Help in Officer Shooting Case

“We had leads pouring in not only from the area here, but as far away as the East Coast departments trying to assist us,” chief Jon Belmar says.

03/16/2015

Protestors demonstrate outside the Ferguson Police Department on March11, 2015 in Ferguson, MO. Protests erupted after the announcement of  the resignation of Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson earlier in the day. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Protest Organizers Say More Work Needed in Ferguson

St. Louis County police said Friday their investigation continues into Thursday’s shooting of two officers near a protest scene

03/13/2015

FERGUSON, MO -  MARCH 12:  A police line tape is shown as it blocks off an area on South Florissant Road outside the Ferguson Police Department on March12, 2015 in Ferguson, MO. Two police officers were shot and wounded in front of the Ferguson Police department overnight as protestors gathered after the resignation of Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson. Both officers were taken to hospital with serious injuries but were reported to be concious. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Two Police Officers Shot Outside Ferguson Police Department in Serious Condition

One hit in face. One in shoulder. Shooter at large.

03/12/2015

The Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department headquarters  as shown March 3, 2015 in Ferguson. Reports say the Justice Department has discovered patterns of discrimination within the police department for disproportionately ticketing and arresting African-Americans. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis County Officials Prepare for DOJ’s Ferguson Report

St. Louis County officials say they are ready to step up and do what is needed as a result of the DOJ’s findings on the Ferguson police and court system.

03/04/2015

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

UPDATE: St. Louis County Police Chief on Body Cameras

Belmar says as the department began looking at its options, the Sunshine Law and Freedom of Information Act hit him right between the eyes.

02/23/2015

"Jury" finds McCulloch guilty. McCulloch talks about grand jury process, and says what just happened wasn't it. (Brian Kelly/KMOX)

Protesters Interrupt, Are Removed from McCulloch Speech at SLU Law School

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar defended the decision not to more forcefully defend property the night of the Michael Brown Grand Jury decision.

02/20/2015

Bob Mcculloch takes the oath of office as the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney  in Clayton, Missouri on January 1, 2015. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

McCulloch Visit Divides SLU Law School

A law school lecture by St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch is drawing criticism from some Saint Louis University students and professors who object to his handling of the fatal Ferguson police shooting investigation.

02/09/2015

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar receives a plaque during a Support Law Enforcement rally in Clayton, Mo. on January 24, 2015 (KMOX photo)

Pro-Police Rally Held In Clayton

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar was among those being saluted by members of the public

01/24/2015

Berkeley Mayor Theodore Hoskins: This can't be compared to Ferguson, NYC deaths. We'll use video to investigate.  (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Berkeley Mayor: Surveillance Video Strong Evidence Officer Fired in Self-Defense

Berkeley mayor Theodore Hoskins is hoping to avert the kind of street violence that he saw in neighboring Ferguson just a few months ago.

12/24/2014

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