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7 Years Later: Where’s the Money for More City Cops?

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says the money was supposed to fund additional officers on the street, and $1 million each year was to be set aside for anti-violence and youth programs.

08/26/2015

An emotional St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay makes his remarks as St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson looks on during a news conference in St. Louis on January 15, 2015. St. Louis recorded six murders in five unrelated incidents in a 12-hour period. The two are outraged and say the city gun laws are too lenient. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Hiring More St. Louis Police Officers Could Still Be a Distant Dream

Alderman Joe Vaccaro wants more police, and says in 2008, St. Louis voters approved Proposition S, a sales tax increase, that’s still being paid today.

08/23/2015

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Court Rules Against St. Louis Police in Ticket Scandal

The ruling was on an appeal of a 2006 case involving officers distributing World Series Tickets confiscated from scalpers.

08/20/2015

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 09:  Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, face off with police during a protest along West Florrisant Street on August 9, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri. There are reports that two people were shot when gun fire broke out during protests later in the evening. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9, 2014. His death sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson and drew nationwide focus on police treatment of black offenders.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Father of Ferguson Shooting Suspect: Police Version of Events ‘Bunch of Lies’

The father of the suspect, 18-year-old Tyrone Harris Jr., called the police version of events “a bunch of lies.” He said his son was unarmed and had been drawn into a dispute involving two groups of young people.

08/10/2015

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar held a press conference at 2:30 a.m. Monday to give information about an officer-involved shooting. (Maria Keena/ KMOX)

UPDATED: Police-Involved Shooting in Ferguson, Suspect Injured

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar held a news conference early Monday addressing an officer-involved shooting that left an 18-year-old critically injured after he allegedly fired shots at police.

08/10/2015

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St. Louis County PD: 5 Arrests, 3 Officers Injured

Two officers were pepper sprayed by protesters and another was hit in the face with a rock.

08/10/2015

Ferguson Police Protests

St. Louis-Area Police Officers Feel Pressure After Ferguson

Union chief says “Ferguson effect” has increased pressure both on and off the streets.

08/07/2015

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Two Columbia Officers Won’t Face Charges in Fatal Shooting

Two police officers who shot and killed a man in a Columbia parking garage will not face charges.

08/04/2015

SLMPD officers April Schnetzer and Joshua Chappeau (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

2 Bicycle Officers Introduced in St. Louis City

They will pedal through all 79 neighborhoods in the city, hoping to develop trust with the community.

07/31/2015

Alderman Jeffery Boyd, 22nd Ward. Photo: KMOX

Alderman Boyd: Some City Leaders Let Personal Issues Effect Policy

Boyd has been pushing for more St. Louis police officers, though some of his colleagues tabled a bill that called for 160 new officers.

07/20/2015

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