Sam Dotson

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Autopsy: Suspect Killed by St. Louis Police Was Shot in Back

Police Chief Sam Dotson tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the location of Mansur Ball-Bey’s wound neither proves nor disproves two officers’ accounts that Ball-Bey pointed a gun at them before they shot at him Wednesday.

08/21/2015

St. Louis Metropolitan Police

Police Video: Protesters Throw Rocks, Bricks at Police

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson promised to show the public a video from the front line of police at his news conference Wednesday regarding the protests at Page Avenue and Walton Road in north St. Louis.

08/20/2015

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Protests, Fires After Deadly Police-Involved Shooting

Later Wednesday, police made nine arrests and used tear gas to clear a street after protesters ignored commands and threw glass bottles and rocks at officers, Dotson said.

08/19/2015

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St. Louis Police Officers Shoot, Kill Suspect

Police say dead suspect was one of two who ran from house while officers serving search warrant.

08/19/2015

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Police Chiefs Warn of Rise in Social Media Murders

Killings coordinated on social media have the attention of major city police chiefs who met this week in Washington, D.C.

08/04/2015

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

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

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Fitch: Still No Solution to Gun Laws

Former St. Louis Police Chief Tim Fitch says Charleston, S.C.’s gun laws are similar to ours in St. Louis.

06/23/2015

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UPDATED: Zoo Takes Legal Action to Block Gun Protesters

Missouri laws may not allow police to keep the protest outside the Saint Louis Zoo’s walls.

06/12/2015

Cyclists gather at a news conference where the family of Rick Beard, a cyclist who was hit by a car and killed, offers a reward for information in his death. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Family Offers Reward to Solve Fatal Bike Crash

A crowd of fifty cyclists gathered on a vacant lot at the scene to show their support.

06/11/2015

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