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New St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar.  (photo credit: Brian Kelly/KMOX)

Jon Belmar Named as New St. Louis County Police Chief

The St. Louis County Police Board announced Friday that Jon Belmar will be the next chief. Belmar is replacing Tim Fitch who announced his retirement in December.

01/31/2014

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Internal Investigation: Dooley’s Officers Allegedly Performing Improper Background Checks

Two police officers assigned to protect County Executive Charlie Dooley are under an internal investigation in connection with their use of a criminal database.

01/29/2014

US Lance Armstrong (Discovery Channel/USA) leaves the podium after retaining the yellow jersey as overall leader at the end of the eighth stage of the 92nd Tour de France cycling race between Pforzheim and Gerardmer, 09 July 2005. Independent Dutch investigators cleared Lance Armstrong of doping in the 1999 Tour de France 31 May 2006, and blamed anti-doping authorities for misconduct in dealing with the American cyclist, according to Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant. (SEBASTIEN BERDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mark Reardon: Reardon Roundtable, Bernie Federko, & Betsy Andreu Of “The Armstrong Lie”

Betsy Andreu discusses her part in the new movie “The Armstrong Lie.”

12/13/2013

St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch

St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch Announces Retirement

Chief Fitch broke the news on his blog, Chief’s Chat Friday morning. “It’s been said that the best time to leave is when you still love what you are doing.”

12/13/2013

St. Louis County Council

County Council Refuses to Approve Police Board Nominee

The council did not approve Bob Baer to the board, claiming his ties to the county executive raise flags.

12/11/2013

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County Police: Check Sex Offender Registry Prior to Trick-or-Treating

St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says the nearly 1,100 sex offenders in the county have to stay in tonight, leave their porch lights off, and post a sign saying the residence is not offering candy.

10/31/2013

St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says he's not afraid new board might try to fire him

St. Louis County Police Chief Wants Heroin Antidote in Squad Cars

With 55 heroin deaths thus far this year in the county, Chief Tim Fitch wants officers equipped with a heroin antidote nasal spray they could use to revive overdose victims.

10/31/2013

infant formula

Rise in Baby Formula Thefts Hits St. Louis Area

“There are actually cabinets now where they use to secure electronics. Now they’re locking up baby formula.”

10/30/2013

Ed Mueth, Director of Executive Administration, St. Louis County Health Department

Police Investigate Finances of County Official Who Took His Own Life

CLAYTON, MO–(KMOX)–He lived in $1.4 million Webster Groves mansion at the corner of Gray and McDonald with a tennis court and swimming pool out back. Edward Mueth was billed $21,000 a year in property taxes […]

09/23/2013

St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says he's not afraid new board might try to fire him

Police Website Establishes Defense Fund For Chief Fitch

“Fitch displayed professionalism and leadership by his refusal to go along and get along with questionable activities of county political leaders and their supporters.”

09/05/2013

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