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‘Better Together’ Study Examines St. Louis Area Policing

St. Louisans pay about $100 per capita more than Indy or Louisville for police service, report shows.

04/03/2015

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Illinois Group Trying to Get More Rape Victims to Report to Police

Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan convening a working group to combat sexual assault.

04/01/2015

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Ferguson City Manager Resigns

The Ferguson City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a mutual agreement for City Manager John Shaw to step down, effective immediately.

03/11/2015

The Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department headquarters  as shown March 3, 2015 in Ferguson. Reports say the Justice Department has discovered patterns of discrimination within the police department for disproportionately ticketing and arresting African-Americans. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

UPDATE: Ferguson PD Submits Racial Disparity Data to Koster’s Office

Attorney General Chris Koster’s office says Ferguson has now complied with state law

03/10/2015

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Ferguson Municipal Judge Resigns

In the DOJ’s Ferguson report, Judge Ronald Brockmeyer was accused of jailing impoverished defendants unable to pay fines.

03/09/2015

Ferguson, Missouri Mayor James Knowles reads a prepared statement to reporters in Ferguson,Missouri on March 4, 2015.  Knowles was responding to a Justice Department report that was released on the problems in Ferguson following the riots of 2014.  Photo by BIll Greenblatt/UPI

Ferguson Leaders, DOJ Officials to Meet Again

Ferguson city leaders will meet with DOJ officials in about two weeks and provide a plan for ways to improve the police department following a scathing report released this week, Mayor James Knowles said Friday.

03/06/2015

Demonstrators protest outside the police department entrance of the Pine Lawn Municipal Court Building on March 5, 2015  in Pine Lawn, Missouri.. The group of about 20 demonstrators were protesting the 20,000 outstanding arrest warrants issued last year in a town with 3,400 residents.  (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Protesters March on Pine Lawn Municipal Court

Some say they hope the Justice Department will review court procedures.

03/05/2015

The Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department headquarters  as shown March 3, 2015 in Ferguson. Reports say the Justice Department has discovered patterns of discrimination within the police department for disproportionately ticketing and arresting African-Americans. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis County Officials Prepare for DOJ’s Ferguson Report

St. Louis County officials say they are ready to step up and do what is needed as a result of the DOJ’s findings on the Ferguson police and court system.

03/04/2015

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13:  Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

NYT: Justice Dept. Report on Ferguson Police Could be Released This Week

The U.S. Department of Justice is not expected to be kind to Ferguson police in it’s final report on the department.

03/02/2015

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Missouri Auditor’s Office Open for Business Following Death

His office was open for business Friday and released an annual report bearing Schweich’s name about property seizures by law enforcement agencies.

02/27/2015

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