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Missouri Officers Undergo State-Mandated Training Amid Rising Police-Community Tensions

Police officers who fired rubber bullets and tear gas canisters two months earlier in Ferguson received training from a required state program.



ACLU Sues Cape Girardeau, Officer Over Arrest

Lawsuit claims a man was unlawfully arrested after insulting a Cape Girardeau police officer.


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Police: Drink Specials, Social Media Don’t Mix

The city attorney for St. Joseph is asking the state to clarify whether Missouri law forbids bars from posting drink specials on their social media sites.


Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon introducing new Public Safety Director Dan Isom. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Gov. Nixon Names Daniel Isom Director of Missouri Department of Public Safety

Dr. Isom currently serves as the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Policing and the Community for the nationally recognized Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis



Audit: Governor Nixon Shifted $1.7M In Costs

“He’s basically thumbing his nose at this office and also at the law, the Legislature and basic accounting principles on issues of travel and salary.”


Chief Jerry Lee

Governor Appoints New Director of Public Safety

In making the appointment, Governor Nixon said, “Chief Jerry Lee has been an invaluable asset for law enforcement in the St. Louis area for several decades


Missouri Public Safety

Missouri Looking for New Public Safety Director

John Britt is stepping down effective Friday.


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State Lacks Inventory of Post 9-11 Chem Suits

Millions in homeland security grants spent on protective gear for Mo responders


Crystal Kilpatrick plants an American flag on the house of a family friend after the home was destroyed when a massive tornado passed through the town killing at least 125 people May 26, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. Kilpatrick said, she put the flag on the house for all the lives that were lost during the storm. The town continues the process of recovering from the storm. (Getty/Joe Raedle)

40 Still Missing in Joplin

New number released Sunday by Mo. Department of Public Safety



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