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Police Investigating Last Month’s Weapons Bust

St. Louis Police are releasing few details about a bust in North St. Louis late last month that netted several high-powered guns.

04/08/2014

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The Paul Cook Show: Chief Sam Dotson, Neal Adams

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson joins Paul Cook to have a pleasant casual conversation about being a police officer in St. Louis. Legendary comic book artist Neal Adams discusses Wizard World Comic Con coming […]

03/31/2014

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4th District Police Honored at Annual Lunch

For 2013, Officer Benjamin Bayless took home the Officer of the Year prize.

03/27/2014

Photo: KMOX / Michael Calhoun

Child Shot and Killed in South St. Louis

Detectives are hoping a teenager can help them identify and track down the criminal who fired shots into a south St. Louis home last night, killing an 11-year-old boy.

03/27/2014

Major Caruso and Captains Spicer & Kegel at the first roll call of the new Districts 3 & 4. (photo credit: @ChiefSLMPD)

St. Louis Police Launch Redistricting Plan

It’s official. The St. Louis Police Department implemented their redistricting plan early Monday morning changing nine police districts into six.

01/27/2014

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson held his first twitter town hall Monday.  (photo credit: twitter)

Mark Reardon: St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson Talks Crime Numbers

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson discusses the latest crime numbers for the City of St. Louis.

01/14/2014

Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

Dotson: St. Louis Crime Down, Despite Increase in Murders

The number of murders investigated by the Metropolitan Police Department in 2013 rose from the year before, but St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson said overall the latest crime statistics paint a better picture than in years past.

01/13/2014

Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

Chief Dotson Gets Mixed Year Review from Police Officers Association

One year after Sam Dotson was promoted to St. Louis Police Chief he is credited for opening the lines of communication with his officers, but also criticized for not backing them up.

12/30/2013

Cary Ball Sr. and Toni Taylor file suit after police shot and killed their son, Cary Ball Jr. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Police Union Unhappy FBI Will Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

Cary Ball Jr., 25, was shot and killed by police downtown on April 24, 2013 following a car chase, crash, and foot pursuit.

12/20/2013

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Police Accountability Dominates Meeting on Local Control

“I’m scared to call the police,” said a woman Wednesday night. She was among several people who called for a citizen’s review board.

12/19/2013

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