Michael Vernon

Photo:  Florissant Police

Man Who Shot Florissant Officer Gets 2 Life Terms

Brian Lamont Cannon Jr. of St. Louis was convicted in March of first-degree assault of a law enforcement officer, two counts of burglary and other felonies.


Photo:  Florissant Police

Man Accused of Paralyzing Florissant Officer Faces Additional Charges

The additional charges are in addition to the burglary, armed criminal action, and assaulting an officer charges filed in May of 2012.


Former Police Officer Set for Spine Surgery to Remove Bullet

A former Florissant Police Officer will undergo spinal surgery next Wednesday to remove a bullet from a shooting in May of last year.


Florissant Officer Awarded Purple Heart

Officer Michael Vernon was shot three times by a burglary suspect on May 28.


BackStoppers Donates $50,000 to Injured Florissant Police Officer

The donation was presented to Officer Vernon Friday at DePaul Hospital


Florissant Police

UPDATED: Florissant Police Officer Shot Twice, In Critical Condition

He was struck in the shoulder and side despite the fact he was wearing a bullet-proof vest.


Listen Live