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FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13:  Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: Justice Dept. Preparing to Sue Ferguson Police Department

According to CNN, the issue at stake is “a pattern of racially discriminatory tactics used by officers within the Ferguson Police Department.”

02/19/2015

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)

Ferguson Attracts Large Pool of Applicants to Police Jobs

About 1,000 people applied for a vacant dispatcher’s job, and 50 to 60 people applied for two vacant patrol officer jobs.

02/18/2015

A smaller, calm crowd at a hearing on Civilian Review Board for St. Louis police after last week's hearing got loud and rowdy. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

St. Louis Aldermen Fight Over Subpoena Power for Police Oversight Board

The Aldermanic Public Safety Committee did not take testimony from the crowd, and police union official Jeff Roorda was not in attendance.

02/05/2015

Steve Stenger (KMOX file photo)

Partial Answer from Stenger on Police Help in the City

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger wouldn’t elaborate, but wasn’t cold to the idea either.

02/05/2015

(Courtesy of alternativeballistics.com)

Ferguson Checking Into Non-Lethal Gun Attachment

Knowles says the officers are being trained so they can test the device before the city considers whether to get them.

02/04/2015

St. Louis County Police Sgt. Brian Schellman (L) points to a man pointing a handgun at a Berkeley, Missouri, police officer in a surveillance video on a computer as St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar looks on during a early morning press conference in Clayton, Missouri, on December 24, 2014. St. Louis County Police are investigating a Berkeley officer-involved shooting death of an armed teenager at a convenience store on December 23, 2014. A large crowd of about 200 people quickly formed resulting in a confrontation with police, a fire at a gas station and several arrests. Berkley is located about two miles from Ferguson. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

UPDATED: Chief Belmar: Berkeley Officer Did Not Have Body Camera On

Police are investigating a fatal, officer-involved shooting in Berkeley.

12/24/2014

Andrew Dunn (Courtesy of St. Louis County Police)

UPDATE: Man Charged with Beating Father to Death with Baseball Bat

Andrew Dunn had his father walk outside to the front parking lot, according to a news release from St. Louis County Police. Once outside, he removed a concealed metal bat and repeatedly struck his father in the head.

12/04/2014

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

Photo of Darren Wilson after Michael Brown altercation  (Courtesy: St. Louis County Prosecuting Office)

Lawyer: Darren Wilson Wants to Translate Event Into Teachable Moment

The lawyer for former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson says his client wants to take what happened and make it a “teachable moment.”

12/01/2014

File photo of lights on top of a cop car. (credit: Getty Images)

Fenton Couple Dead after What Police Believe Was a Murder-Suicide

The victims were identified as James Roesslein, 81, and Patsy Roesslein, 77.

10/09/2014

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