Police Chief Sam Dotson
Federal prosecutors in St. Louis announced the indictments of five men Wednesday for two separate killings, the first charges brought since the police chief reached out to the U.S. Attorney’s office to help stem violence in the city.
St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says we could see a public safety committee meeting next week on the topic of ongoing protests and the use of tasers.
“I’d be happy to talk to anybody that wants to talk about what’s going on, but I also saw earlier that people were not interested in listening,” Dotson says.
State Senator Jamilah Nasheed, Mayor Slay and Police Chief Dotson all vowed to fight gun violence.
Hancock & Kelley – Thursday, September 18 – STL Police Chief Sam Dotson; Elasticity CCO and Scottish Immigrant Mark Sutherland; Boots on the Ground in Iraq?; and Larry Kirchner on Darkness Haunted House
Michael and Debbie talk with STL Police Chief Sam Dotson about recent spat of shootings; with Elasticity CCO and Scottish Immigrant Mark I. Sutherland about today’s Scottish independent vote; about whether the U.S. needs boots on the ground in Iraq to battle ISIS; and with Larry Kirchner of Halloween Productions about the opening of Darkness Haunted House.
Police Chief Sam Dotson was asked why police don’t fire warning shots before they kill a suspect.
Following yesterday’s fatal police-involved shooting in North St. Louis, Chief Sam Dotson is responding to questions about safety in the city.
The new police station on Olive Street replaces the current police headquarters on Clark Avenue.
Police Chief Sam Dotson says the $6.3 million renovation is within budget.
A Missouri judge denied a request to stop election officials from distributing absentee ballots for a proposed constitutional amendment dealing with gun rights.