Police Chief Sam Dotson

Danetta Williams, whose 14-year old daughter lost her eye in a shooting, wants residents to tell police who the criminals are

State Senator Wants Ten-Year Sentences for Gun Crimes

State Senator Jamilah Nasheed, Mayor Slay and Police Chief Dotson all vowed to fight gun violence.

09/23/2014

Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

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.

09/18/2014

Protestors at a Sept. 10 hearing on the use of deadly force by St. Louis Police. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Police Chief Faces Questions about Deadly Force

Police Chief Sam Dotson was asked why police don’t fire warning shots before they kill a suspect.

09/10/2014

Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

St. Louis Police Chief Says There’s a Contingency Plan in Place

Following yesterday’s fatal police-involved shooting in North St. Louis, Chief Sam Dotson is responding to questions about safety in the city.

08/20/2014

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

New Police Headquarters to Open This Weekend

The new police station on Olive Street replaces the current police headquarters on Clark Avenue.

07/15/2014

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 to Move into New Headquarters

Police Chief Sam Dotson says the $6.3 million renovation is within budget.

06/18/2014

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Judge Weighs Rewrite of Missouri Gun Rights Plan

A Missouri judge denied a request to stop election officials from distributing absentee ballots for a proposed constitutional amendment dealing with gun rights.

06/18/2014

Photo: Getty Images

Lawsuit Targets Missouri Gun Rights Measure

The St. Louis police chief wants a judge to strike down the ballot summary for a proposed Missouri constitutional amendment dealing with gun rights.

06/18/2014

Photo/St. Louis Police

13 More Alleged ‘Johns’ Arrested

It was in April that police announced a crackdown on so-called Johns.

06/09/2014

Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

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.

06/06/2014

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