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Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Aldermen Consider Body Cameras for St. Louis Police

Southside Alderman Craig Schmid says police body cameras would be a “friend” to police, but he admits the police union isn’t on board yet.

09/16/2014

File photo of an ambulance. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FBI Investigates Missouri Officer’s Stun Gun Use

The FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun gun to subdue a 17-year-old during a traffic stop, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition.

09/16/2014

Police watch as demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former St. Louis County Police Chief Explains Challenge of Hiring Black Officers

In the wake of Ferguson, local police departments are under pressure to hire more African American officers.

09/15/2014

Police officers arrest a demonstrator on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Alderman Revives Plan for Civilian Review Board

Kennedy says there are 200 such panels already around the country, and they help restore confidence in local police.

09/15/2014

Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

St. Louis County Police to Use Body Cameras

Almost half of St. Louis County police officers will be wearing video cameras while on duty starting this month.

09/10/2014

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Police: Student Brings Loaded Handgun to School

Police say a 16-year-old male student brought the loaded nine-millimeter gun into school around 10:40 this morning.

09/09/2014

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Overall Crime Down 45 Percent in Forest Park

Despite seeing tens of thousands more visitors, Forest Park saw less crime this summer.

09/05/2014

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Sen. McCaskill Reiterates Call for Police Body Cameras

McCaskill told MSNBC’s “The Morning Joe” that it’s only a matter of time before they all have them.

09/05/2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder during his meeting at the FBI building August 20, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Holder is traveling to Ferguson, Mo., to oversea the federal government's investigation into the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer on Aug. 9th. Holder promised a "fair and thorough" investigation into the fatal shooting of a young blackman, Michael Brown, who was unarmed when a white police officer shot him multiple times. (Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Justice Dept. Announces Ferguson Police Probe

Attorney General Eric Holder announced the probe, saying that he and his department had heard numerous concerns from people in the St. Louis suburb about police practices, a history of “deep mistrust” and a lack of diversity on the police force.

09/04/2014

Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Police in Illinois Could Begin Wearing Body Cameras

The idea is under consideration in Chicago and Springfield.

09/03/2014

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