law enforcement

A protester displays signs and T-shirt during a rally in support of Officer Darren Wilson on August 23, 2014,  in St. Louis, Missouri. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Wilson No Longer an Officer, But Still Has Security

“There’s tremendous solidarity in the law enforcement community at a time like this, and, in fact, a time like this makes it even stronger,” says the executive director of the National Fraternal Order of Police.

12/04/2014

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III speaks to protesters during a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters on Aug. 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Ferguson Mayor Says He’s Ready to Begin Rebuilding Process

However, Knowles says he feels like he’s being left in the dark by the DOJ, which he says is not a good first step toward the goal of rebuilding trust between the community and law enforcement in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting.

12/02/2014

President Barack Obama speaks to members of the news media before a meeting with members of his cabinet at the White House November 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Wants More Police Wearing Body Cameras

Obama is proposing a three-year, $263 million spending package to increase use of body-worn cameras, expand training for law enforcement and add more resources for police department reform.

12/01/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Nixon: More National Guardsmen in St. Louis Tonight

In a statement released from Gov. Jay Nixon’s office, the governor says there will be more National Guardsmen supporting law enforcement tonight in the St. Louis region.

11/25/2014

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster makes a point during his Roundtable on Representative Policing at the University of Missouri-St. Louis in St. Louis on October 1, 2014. Koster brought political, law enforcement and community leaders together to talk about some of the problems that have plagued the Ferguson, Missouri area after the police shooting death of teen Michael Brown. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Panel Discusses Police Diversity

Attorney General Chris Koster asks police, officeholders for ideas.

10/01/2014

File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Blunt Planning Law-Enforcement Listening Tour

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is planning to meet with law enforcement officers across Missouri.

09/26/2014

File photo of a concealed weapons training class for teachers. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Plot New Strategy To Defy Federal Gun Regulations

Having failed in an earlier effort to bar federal agents from enforcing gun regulations in Missouri, conservative lawmakers are trying a new tack this year: banding together with other like-minded states to defy certain federal laws at the same time.

01/12/2014

Financial Issues May End Washington Park Police

Washington Park Police Department may disband in hopes to save money.

07/26/2013

generic-dl-police-crime-scene

Double Homicide Victims Identified

University City police have identified the victims of a double homicide.

06/15/2013

KMOX file photo.

Several Injured as Police Chase Comes to Crashing End

A police chase ended in minor injuries for eight people on Thursday.

05/31/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,280 other followers