Retired St. Louis Police Chief Is A Finalist As Topeka's Police ChiefThe city announced Tuesday that the finalists include Sam Dotson, who was the St. Louis police chief until April.
Community Members Want a Say in the New Police ChiefJohn Chasnoff of the Coalition Against Police Crimes and Repression says the community has something to say about who should be chief.
Police Union Concerned About Bias in Search for ChiefCity Charter requires promotion from within, while state law would allow a chief to be chosen from outside the department.
Dotson Out As St. Louis Police ChiefDeputy Chief Lawrence O'Toole will take over while the city searches for a replacement.
KMOX Profiles: Sam DotsonHe first joined the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department in 1993 and after nearly 2 decades on the force he was promoted to the role of Chief of Police.
Police: Suspect in Custody in Connection with Deadly MetroLink ShootingA 19-year-old male suspect is in custody in connection with the death of 57-year-old Mac Payne.
St. Louis Police Officer Wounds Armed Robbery SuspectChief Sam Dotson says suspect pointed gun at police after pursuit into St. Louis County, Friday night
Officer-Involved Shooting On VirginiaSt. Louis police wound suspect who allegedly rammed patrol car and pointed gun at them
STL Police Officers' Group Alleges Department Corruption, Seeks Whistleblower ProtectionWants Civil Review Board to look into alleged widespread corruption in the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.
First City Homicide of 2017 ReportedThe city recorded 188 homicides in 2016, the same number as 2015.
Dotson: City Crimes Down 4 Percent in 2016Homicides in St. Louis last year equaled 2015, but Dotson expects most cities to show an uptick in crime in 2016.
Reality TV Show to Follow Police Detectives in St. Louis'The First 48' is based on the first two days of a homicide investigation.

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