St. Louis Police Officers Association

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St. Louis Aldermen Vote to Create Civilian Review Board

The new board will have oversight in St. Louis city only and will have no say in nearby Ferguson.

04/20/2015

Neil Bruntrager, an attorney for the St. Louis Police Officers Association, warns aldermen not to include subpoena power in the plan for a civilian review board. (KMOX stock photo)

Civilian Review Board Emerges–with Fewer Teeth

Plan no longer includes giving the panel the power to force officers to testify

02/09/2015

(Photo by Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

Melee at St. Louis City Hall During Hearing on Police Oversight Board

Protestors say one woman was shoved by the Business Manager of the St. Louis Police Officers Association.

01/28/2015

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Area Officers on Edge After Officers Killed in NY, Florida

Roorda says officers want better bullet-proof vests capable of stopping higher-caliber bullets.

12/23/2014

Jeff Roorda, Business Manager for the St. Louis Police Officers' Association (KMOX)

SLPOA Business Manager Jeff Roorda Speaks Out on Rams Players’ Entrance

“Remember the hypocrisy here. The NFL and the Rams were on the phone with the St. Louis Police Department every day last week, wanting assurances that their players and their fans would be protected from the violent elements in these protests,” Roorda said.

12/01/2014

Jeff Roorda, Business Manager for the St. Louis Police Officers' Association (KMOX)

Union Official: Charges Seem Unlikely for Darren Wilson

Jeff Roorda, business manager for the St. Louis Police Officers’ Association, later told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the AP “mistook what I said.”

11/20/2014

Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown on October, 11 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Civil rights organizations, protest groups and people from around the country were protesting the August 9 shooting of Brown, 18, which involved Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the suburban town of Ferguson near St. Louis.  Joshua Lott/AFP/Getty Images

Officer Who Called Protestor’s Boss Fully Backed By Union

A police officer has the same right to free speech as any protestor – that’s the defense voiced by the police union for an officer who called a protestor’s boss.

10/17/2014

Protesters display signs during a rally in support of Officer Darren Wilson on August 23, 2014,  in St. Louis, Missouri. Wilson is the Ferguson Police Officer involved in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 9. Black and white Americans have sharply divided opinions over the fatal shooting of black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer and the consequent protests, a poll showed Friday. A majority of blacks, or 57 percent, think that Brown's shooting was "not justified," the New York Times/CBS News poll found, a view shared by only 18 percent of white respondents. AFP PHOTO/Michael B. Thomas        (Photo credit should read Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Fundraising Campaigns for Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Halt Donations

The two fundraising campaigns set up to collect money for Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson have stopped accepting donations.

09/02/2014

Cartoon on Coptalk depicting Chief Sam Dotson as a slug farmer

St. Louis Police Chief Apologizes for “Slugs” Comment

The St. Louis Police Union called the Chief to complain, and the Chief issued an apology to his officers.

04/28/2014

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Off-Duty Police Can Carry Handguns at Busch Stadium, Scottrade Center

If you’re going to the Blues or Cardinals games tonight, there’s a chance the person sitting next to you may be carrying a handgun.

04/25/2014

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