Sam Dotson

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Woman Wants Investigation Into Missing Son 12-Years Ago

Wilson says police have known since 2004 the father was lying about Christian’s disappearance, but refuse to prosecute.

06/08/2015

File photo of a concealed weapons training class for teachers. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Gun Thefts Up in St. Louis 65 Percent Compared to Last Year

183 guns were reported stolen in the first four months of 2015 – a 65 percent increase from the same period last year.

05/29/2015

(Courtesy of Twitter/@brpkelly/KMOX)

SLMPD Holds 29th Annual Police Memorial Breakfast

The St. Louis Police Department held their 29th Annual Police Memorial Breakfast at the America’s Center on Friday.

05/22/2015

Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

Dotson Weighs in on Tuesday Protest, Obama decision

He says it took officers away from hot spot policing duties.

05/21/2015

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce (KMOX file photo)

Protesters Gather at Circuit Attorney’s Home

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, six protesters were arrested.

05/20/2015

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

(Getty Images)

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

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