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CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 27: Green tipped armor-piercing 5.56 millimeter ammunition is shown on February 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Obama administration has proposed banning the ammunition, which is popular among hunters and target shooters, because it can be used in pistols. Fear of a ban has caused a run on sales. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

U.S. Considers Banning Type of Popular Rifle Ammunition

The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer’s protective vest when fired from a handgun.

8 hours ago

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Former Chief Fitch Sees Lose-Lose Scenario for Ferguson with DOJ Action

“It will either bankrupt them by having to fight it, or it will bankrupt them by having to comply with it,” says former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.

8 hours ago

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Detectives Search for Explanation into Schweich’s Death

Clayton Police Chief Kevin Murphy says while Schweich left no suicide note “on paper” at his Clayton home, detectives continue to search his electronic devices for any possible note or explanation into the shooting.

03/02/2015

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)

NYT: Justice Dept. Report on Ferguson Police Could be Released This Week

The U.S. Department of Justice is not expected to be kind to Ferguson police in it’s final report on the department.

03/02/2015

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UPDATED: Suspect Dies after Officer-Involved Shooting in Wellston

“The officer discharged his pistol three times at the driver in fear of his life as well as the life of the juvenile female in the rear seat,” says a release from the department.

02/28/2015

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Police Looking for Stolen Car Involved in Half-Dozen Chases

Pontiac G8 and thief still at large.

02/26/2015

(Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Hot-Spot Policing – Don’t Warm Up Your Car for Thieves

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says car thieves are going shopping for free cars on these cold mornings.

02/23/2015

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)

UPDATE: St. Louis County Police Chief on Body Cameras

Belmar says as the department began looking at its options, the Sunshine Law and Freedom of Information Act hit him right between the eyes.

02/23/2015

The St. Louis and Kansas City groups include U.S. attorneys, prosecutors, police, mayors' offices, other judiciary and clergy. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

St. Louis Looking to Kansas City for Advice on How to Stop the Crime

A contingent from St. Louis police and the circuit attorney’s office is in Kansas City this morning to learn their secret.

02/23/2015

"Jury" finds McCulloch guilty. McCulloch talks about grand jury process, and says what just happened wasn't it. (Brian Kelly/KMOX)

Protesters Interrupt, Are Removed from McCulloch Speech at SLU Law School

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar defended the decision not to more forcefully defend property the night of the Michael Brown Grand Jury decision.

02/20/2015

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