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Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson joins Mark Reardon in studio.
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County Police Assume Ferguson Security Detail

Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson gave reasons such as lack of resources and manpower for his request.

10/03/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 11:  Missouri State Highway Patrol tactical vehicle travels down South Florissant Road following a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters August 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  Civil unrest broke out as a result of the shooting of the unarmed black man as crowds looted and burned stores, vandalized vehicles and taunted police officers. Dozens were arrested for various infractions including assault, burglary and theft.  (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Missouri State Highway Patrol Will Take Over Ferguson Security

The Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over supervising security in the St. Louis suburb that’s been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, the governor announced Thursday.

08/14/2014

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St. Louis Election Board Website Fixed After Spam Ad Hiccup

Google users recently encountered a hiccup with the St. Louis Election Board website. While the website was not hacked, a spam ad was popping up that was unauthorized and triggered a Google Alert.

08/04/2014

smart phone outside talking

“Apple Picking” Latest Crime Trend To Hit St. Louis Area

Apple iPhones and other expensive devices being targeted by robbers.

11/27/2013

Fireworks light up the downtown area during the finale of the Fair St. Louis in St. Louis on July 4, 2013. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

No Arrests at Fair St. Louis So Far

When it comes to security at Fair St. Louis, Dotson says they have uniformed and plain clothed officers, K9 units and video cameras.

07/05/2013

V.P. Parade in St. Louis

Security Measures, Road Closures in St. Louis Begin For Holiday Weekend

There will be a significant police presence on and around the Arch grounds during the three-day event.

07/02/2013

A police officer stands near a metal detector frame at the Gornaya Karusel (Mountain Carousel) sports and holiday complex, that will be used at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on February 11, 2011. Russia is upping security after the suicide bombing at Moscow Domodedovo airport on January 24 that killed 36. AFP PHOTO / MIKHAIL MORDASOV

Russia Faces Security Challenges at Sochi Olympics

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Drones hovering overhead, robotic vehicles roaming Olympic venues to search for explosives, high-speed patrol boats sweeping the Black Sea coast – Russian officials say they will be using cutting-edge technology to […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/11/2013

Virgin London Marathon 2013

Kebede Wins London Marathon Amid Tight Security

LONDON (AP) — They crossed the line in front of Buckingham Palace with black ribbons on their chests and the Boston Marathon victims on their minds. Six days after bombs exploded near the Boston finish […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–04/21/2013

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

Even In Pro-Gun States, Bid To Arm Teachers Stalls

When a gunman killed 26 children and staff at a Connecticut grade school, Missouri Rep. Mike Kelley quickly proposed legislation that would allow trained teachers to carry hidden guns into the classroom as a “line of defense” against attackers.

04/08/2013

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Iowa Newspaper Criticized For Publishing Map Showing Schools With No Security

The Des Moines Register is being criticized for publishing a map that shows which public school districts in the state has security and which ones that do not.

03/29/2013

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