Sam Dotson

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Bevo neighborhood police substation on May 16, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Bevo Police Substation Opens

Grassroots effort results in crime-fighting office upstairs from Bosnian Chamber of Commerce

05/16/2015

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

(Courtesy of St.Louis Police Department)

St. Louis Police Open ‘Real Time Crime Center’

The St. Louis Police open up the doors to their new state-of-the-art “Real Time Crime Center.”

04/17/2015

St. Louis Police

Dotson: Plenty of Blame for Violent Crime Increase to Go Around

Dotson says a lack of help for those dealing with issues that lead to crime are leaving police alone on the front lines.

04/14/2015

Courtroom

St. Louis Police Officer Pleads Guilty in Federal Court

A St. Louis police officer accused of working with drug dealers, pleads guilty in federal court.

04/06/2015

MetroLink beating

MetroLink Beating Prompts Increase in Police Patrol

In the wake of a recorded beating of a man on a MetroLink train, efforts are underway to increase security on the light rail system.

04/06/2015

Police interviewing witnesses of a shooting along the Delmar Loop on Saturday, March 31st, 2012. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Police Form Unit to Stop Nightspot Violence

Rapid Response Team will target popular entertainment districts.

04/03/2015

An emotional St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay makes his remarks as St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson looks on during a news conference in St. Louis on January 15, 2015. St. Louis recorded six murders in five unrelated incidents in a 12-hour period. The two are outraged and say the city gun laws are too lenient. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

More Police Officers and a ‘No Violence Alliance’ – What’s the Status?

Mayor Slay says aldermen have to approve plan for more police, and Kansas City lessons are still being digested.

03/24/2015

File photo of a police car. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Federal Probe into SLMPD – Are St. Louis Officers Working for Drug Dealers?

KMOX News has learned that at least four – and as many as 25 – city police officers are under investigation. Sources tell us the the probe is centered on whether officers were hired to provide protection for drug dealers.

03/05/2015

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