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St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson

2700 block of Accomac, where St. Louis College of Pharmacy student was killed in a driveby shooting.  (Credit: KMOX)

Police Continue Investigation Into Shooting Death of St. Louis Pharmacy Student

The March 1st shooting in the 2700 block of Accomac took the life of 20-year-old Nicholas Kapusniak of Waukesha, Wisconsin.

03/13/2014

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Federal ‘Strong Cities’ Program To Focus On North City

Last week St. Louis was chosen to be part of a federal program called Strong Cities, Strong Communities. Police Chief Sam Dotson sees the possibilities.

01/22/2014

A U.S. Senate committee called on drone industry experts to testify about the future use of drones in law enforcement. (AFP/Getty/Brendan Smialowski)

St. Louis Police Looking Into Using Drones

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is pushing forward with a drone surveillance program.

10/14/2013

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Hot Spot Policing Arrives in Fountain Park Neighborhood

“We want to support neighborhoods,” Dotson said, “This is a very active neighborhood, a very vibrant neighborhood. We want to keep it that way.”

10/02/2013

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster promoting anti-smurfing campaign at Ladue Pharmacy.

Mo AG Koster Warns Smurfers They Could Go to Jail

CLAYTON, MO–(KMOX)–Ladue Pharmacy is participating in a voluntary statewide program to educate the public about the illegal practice known as “smurfing’ — buying cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine for somebody else making meth. Missouri Attorney General […]

04/18/2013

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson

Crime Down, Budget Woes Up for St. Louis City Police

Police report crime was down dramatically for March, but now Chief Dotson has major budget problems to deal with.

04/17/2013

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Suspect Arrested in Laclede’s Landing Shooting

St. Louis police chief reacts on Twitter, advising against drinking and gun-carrying.

03/09/2013

Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

New Chief Dotson Vows Hands Off Police Pension — For Now

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–After getting the job of top cop with the help of Mayor Slay, newly-sworn-in Police Chief Sam Dotson says he won’t play politics or hesitate to stand up to the Mayor if he feels […]

01/02/2013