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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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Judges’ New Gun Docket Gives Out More Probation Than Prison Time

“We arrest criminals and they say ‘I’m not worried about it. I got paper. I got probation the first time, and I’ll get paper the second time,'” complained a frustrated Police Chief Sam Dotson.

04/27/2015

Taylor Lynn Fast (Courtesy of Festus police)

UPDATED: 17-Month-Old Dead in Festus

A 17-month-old girl is dead – a victim of what the Festus police chief calls the worst case of child abuse he’s ever seen.

04/20/2015

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Local Men Indicted on Federal Explosives and Weapons Charges

Two men with ties to the New Black Panther Party who were reportedly plotting to bomb the Gateway Arch are indicted by a federal grand jury in St. Louis.

04/02/2015

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