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St. Louis County Police and Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers stand guard as protesters march on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2015.  A day of peaceful remembrance marking the anniversary of 18-year-old black teen Michael Brown's killing by police in the US city of Ferguson came to a violent end on August 9 as gunfire left at least one protester injured.

Former Police Chief: National Anti-Police Trend is Growing

Fitch says 15 of the 59 officers who were killed in the line of duty last year were ambushed – triple the number from the year before.

09/01/2015

(Courtesy of the Overland Police Department)

Police: St. Louis Man Dies After Jumping From Moving Squad Car

The man was in handcuffs, but somehow opened the police car’s back door and jumped out.

08/19/2015

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Nearly 150 Arrested Monday, No Shootings Overnight

I-70 shut down, federal courthouse blocked and frozen water bottles thrown at police, but no shootings on Monday.

08/11/2015

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 30: Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing enters Hamilton County Common Pleas Court to be arraigned on murder charges July 30,  2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Tensing pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of Samuel Dubose during a routine traffic stop on July 19. Bond was set at $1 million.  (Photo by Mark Lyons/Getty Images)

Fitch: Prosecutor in Cincinnati Case Too Quick With Charges

Former St. Louis County police chief Tim Fitch believes the prosecution of officers may just be to quiet an angry community.

07/31/2015

Interim Polce Chief Andre Anderson makes his remarks as Mayor James Knowles III looks on during a press conference in Ferguson, Missouri on July 22, 2015. Anderson, who comes to Ferguson from Glendale Arizona, replaces Tom Jackson, who stepped down after the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. Violence and civil unrest plagued Ferguson for weeks. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Anderson’s Goal to Strengthen Trust of Community in Police

Ferguson’s Interim Police Chief starts his first day on the job today.

07/23/2015

Interim Polce Chief Andre Anderson makes his remarks as Mayor James Knowles III looks on during a press conference in Ferguson, Missouri on July 22, 2015. Anderson, who comes to Ferguson from Glendale Arizona, replaces Tom Jackson, who stepped down after the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. Violence and civil unrest plagued Ferguson for weeks. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Ferguson Hires Another Interim Police Chief

Andre Anderson is coming from the Glendale, Arizona, Police Department, where he has worked for 24 years.

07/22/2015

FBI Agents speak to a resident on August 16, 2014, as they investigate the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown at the location where he was killed on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Missouri. (Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Organizes ‘Hybrid Task Force’ to Combat St. Louis Criminals

Dotson says the credit can go mainly to the FBI for bringing resources together for the city of St. Louis.

07/13/2015

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Murder Investigation in Hermann May Be First in More Than a Decade

Authorities say there hasn’t been a murder in Hermann since the police chief took his job 13 years ago.

07/13/2015

Fireworks illuminate the sky near the Gateway Arch on the St. Louis riverfront on the last night of Fair St. Louis on July 4, 2011.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

FBI Warning of Terror Attack Heightens Fair’s Security

Fair Saint Louis will have a chain link perimeter fence and plain-clothes police officers to keep the area safe.

07/02/2015

Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

Search On for Police Civilian Review Board Panelists Who Don’t Have Ax to Grind

Some aldermen say they want panel members who don’t have a bias – for or against – the police.

05/15/2015

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