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File photo of a police car. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report Suggests Major Changes in Policing Tactics

The report suggests the best way to serve the community is to train recruits for St. Louis city and county police in a single, state-of-the-art training center.

05/05/2015

The Ferguson Commission assembles before the commission's first meeting in Ferguson, Missouri on December 1, 2014.The Ferguson Commission, made up of 16 people selected by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, has been tasked to come up with solutions to the problems in the small St. Louis suburb, where rioting, lootings and arson fires have occured following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in August.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Ferguson Commission Recommends Additional Police Training

The commission called for training in tactics, anti-bias and officer wellness.

04/30/2015

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Bill to Limit Deadly Force Advances in Missouri Senate

The bill would change part of that law to allow deadly force only if police reasonably believe the suspect has committed or tried to commit a violent felony.

04/28/2015

The scene of an officer-involved shooting on Ridge at Academy. (Photo: Maria Keena/KMOX)

UPDATED: Officer-Involved Shooting at Ridge and Academy

There has been an officer-involved shooting in the 5000 block of Ridge in the city of St. Louis.

04/27/2015

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)

Dotson: St. Louis City Can’t Afford Body Cameras

Dotson has set up a committee to look at “best practices” from those already using them, but he says right now the city can’t afford them.

04/20/2015

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Police Shoot, Kill Man Armed With Knife and Bible

Police release body camera video

04/18/2015

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Does the Walter Scott Shooting Affect St. Louis Police?

Does the police involved shooting of Walter Scott in Charleston, South Carolina, have a bearing on police in St. Louis?

04/13/2015

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St. Louis Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Federal Court

A St. Louis police officer accused of working with drug dealers, pleads guilty in federal court.

04/06/2015

MetroLink beating

Was the MetroLink Beating a Hate Crime?

Karen Aoresty, the ADL Director in St. Louis, says the black-on-white attack and the “goading” question about Michael Brown raises some red flags.

04/01/2015

Jeffrey Williams (St. Louis County Police photo)

Man Accused in Ferguson Police Shooting Denied Lower Bond

Jeffrey Williams is accused of wounding the officers on March 12, during an early-morning rally sparked by the resignation of Ferguson’s police chief. Both officers are expected to recover.

03/31/2015

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