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St. Louis Civilian Police Employee Faces Charges

A civilian employee of the St. Louis Police Department is facing charges for allegedly impersonating an officer and sexually assaulting a male victim.

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10-Year-Old Boy Shot While Taking Out Trash

Police say a 10-year-old boy was shot in the right thigh while taking out the trash in his driveway.


St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson cuts the tape on the new police department headquarters at 1915 Olive on July 19, 2014. He is joined by St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, Mo. State Senator Jamilah Nasheed, & Public Service Board President Rich Bradley. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

New Police Headquarters Opens In Downtown St. Louis

Chief Sam Dotson: “It costs more to live in the past than to invest in our future.”


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Woman Steals Squad Car, Escapes Police Custody

The woman was pulled over Thursday for having fake temporary tags on her car.


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Ex-Cop Found Not Guilty of Excessive Force

Ex-Velda City police officer Stan Lee Stanback has been acquitted in federal court of beating two teens and an adult.


A St. Louis Police Department vehicle is pictured in front of the old police headquarters in downtown St. Louis on November 7, 2012. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Police Officers Approve New Union Agreement

Police Officers Association President Joe Steiger notes that this is the first contract since local control took effect.


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City, County Police Cross Boundaries to Make Arrests

Dotson confirms he’s working toward a program of cross-deputization so that officers form both sides of the line could cross over in border areas.


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Missouri Police Stopping Blacks More Than Whites

Koster says this year’s report continues a “disturbing trend” in Missouri.



Bill Would Allow Responders Give Overdose Antidote

Missouri law officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians could administer an antidote for drug overdoses under legislation on the governor’s desk.


St. Louis police honor fallen officers at a Memorial Breakfast on May 22, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

St. Louis Police Honor Fallen Officers

164 St. Louis Police officers who’ve died in the line of duty were honored at the department’s annual prayer breakfast.