Chief Dotson Faces Questions from Aldermen Frustrated with ViolenceDotson cooly explained why there are 117 fewer police officers than are budgeted for - it's because three or more are quitting every paycheck, because those checks are too small.
St. Louis Judges Refuse to Respond to Police Chief's RantA spokesman for the judges, Thom Gross, told a KMOX reporter in the hallway, "It's best not to wrestle with a pig, because the pig enjoys it and you only get messy."
Triple-Fatal Fire Now Homicide Investigation"It appears that the individuals suffered gunshot wounds before the fire," says St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson.
St. Louis Police Officer Shoots and Kills Carjacking SuspectNo officers were injured.
St. Louis Police Complete Trial of Body CamerasOne big road block - besides camera costs - is the cost of storing the video from the cameras.
Family Wants 2 Officers Fired After Allegedly Pointing Guns at Kids"I would like them reprimanded, I would like them taken off of the force," The Rev. Melissa Bennett says.
Indictments First as Part of Feds' Effort in St. LouisFederal 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.
Possible Committee Hearing After Protesters Tased DowntownSt. 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.
Dotson Mindful of Potential Threats"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 Wants Ten-Year Sentences for Gun Crimes 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 HouseMichael 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 Faces Questions about Deadly ForcePolice Chief Sam Dotson was asked why police don't fire warning shots before they kill a suspect.