St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson
St. Louis police are seeking a refund from the state for money spent quelling the riots in Ferguson, but what if the state says no?
There was extra applause along with higher expectations for the first St. Louis Police Academy class to graduate since the events in Ferguson.
The cost of extra policing in Ferguson after rioting and looting that followed the police shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old could cost local, Missouri and federal taxpayers millions of dollars.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says police don’t get to pick and choose which crises they’d like to respond to.
St. Louis Police are vowing more transparency in the wake of a fatal officer-involved shooting on Tuesday.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says he was so concerned by the way police handled rioting and unrest in nearby Ferguson that he’s no longer sending his city’s officers to assist.
The March 1st shooting in the 2700 block of Accomac took the life of 20-year-old Nicholas Kapusniak of Waukesha, Wisconsin.
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.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is pushing forward with a drone surveillance program.
“We want to support neighborhoods,” Dotson said, “This is a very active neighborhood, a very vibrant neighborhood. We want to keep it that way.”