Missouri Highway Patrol
Missouri lawmakers are calling for a review of the state’s Water Patrol Division after a man drowned this year while in trooper custody.
A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper expressed concerns in a call to a supervisor that he might have made mistakes when a handcuffed Iowa man drowned after he was arrested.
Highway Patrol spokesman says Trooper Jeremy Potocki suffered serious injuries
Mayor Adam Paul calls it a stressful situation and says the request for bids has gone out to audit companies.
Troopers say there’s extensive damage to the aircraft, but no injuries to the occupants.
The Missouri Highway Patrol says two people died when their vehicle hit the back of a school bus about 50 miles east of Kansas City.
Police say they’re on the lookout for rape suspect Brian Adkison.
A monthly statistical report compiled by the patrol lists a 21-year-old white male as the shooter in the cold-case May 19 death of 25-year-old Brandon Coleman.
The state’s high court heard arguments in February on a challenge to a Missouri law that denied survivor benefits to the same-sex partner of a Highway Patrol officer who died in the line of duty.
The highway patrol says most of the victims have been men who were not wearing life jackets.