St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Cary Ball: Family Of Man Killed By Cops Sues, Freeman Bosley Jr. Argues Excessive Force

    The case of Cary Ball Jr., the 25-year-old St. Louis student fatally shot by two police officers in April, has attracted the attention of Freeman Bosley Jr., the former mayor of the city who is leading a wrongful-death lawsuit against police. Ball's grieving relatives, now represented by Bosley, y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Police Department Teams With UMSL to Fight Crime

    University of Missouri--St. LouisUMSL criminology professor Richard Rosenfeld will soon become a regular presence at police headquarters.​Earlier today the St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners voted to approve a partnership between the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the Office of ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Darryl Burton: Wrongfully Convicted Ex-Prisoner Sues St. Louis, Police Board

    Photo: Jennifer SilverbergDarryl Burton photographed last year.​Updated 4:06 p.m. with comments from Burton's attorney.Darryl Burton served 24 years in prison for a St. Louis murder he didn't commit. In 2008, Cole County Judge Richard Callahan (now the U.S. Attorney for Eastern Missouri) released ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    St. Louis Police Board to Release Full Investigation into World Series Ticket Scandal

    ​The St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners today announced that it would not fight a judge's order requiring it to turn over its entire Internal Affairs investigation into the so-called World Series Ticket Scandal. The case stems from the 2006 World Series in which police officers were accused o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Tarnished Legacy Still Haunts St. Louis Police, Former Chief Singled Out in Audit

    www.im4mokwa.comJoe Mokwa​State Auditor Susan Montee released this morning the findings of a much-anticipated financial review of the St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners. The audit is the first look into the finances of the board since former police chief Joe Mokwa stepped down last year in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    St. Louis Police Apologize to "Anarchists"

    Dan Green, owner of the home, called "Bolozone", where many of the protesters were rounded up by police.​The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department has reached a settlement with four would-be protesters arrested prior to the 2003 World Agriculture Forum held in St. Louis. The demonstrators -- wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    President of St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners To Step Down

    Chris Goodson, president of the St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners, announced today that he will step down from his post at the end of February. Goodson was appointed to the board by former Gov. Matt Blunt in February 2005. He has been serving on an expired term since January 31. In a statement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2007

    Smile! You're on Red-Light Camera! More than a year behind schedule, red-light cameras commence operation today in the City of St. Louis . For the next month, motorists who run lights at the intersections of Hampton and Wilson avenues and Hampton and Chippewa Street can expect to receive a warning citation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2006

    And the Winner Is...

    from The company chosen to install red-light cameras in St. Louis has a familiar name. The City of St. Louis is one step closer to joining the growing number of municipalities in Missouri to install cameras at intersections in order to bust red-light runners. But when motorists ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2005

    Ain't No Sunshine

    When is a public record not a public record? Ask St. Louis police.

  • News

    August 18, 2004

    The Price of Innocence

    Larry Johnson wants big bucks for a crime he never committed

  • News

    February 11, 2004

    Dirty Little Secrets

    The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department keeps a tight lid on internal affairs. Even if it means breaking the law.

  • News

    March 26, 2003

    Best Shot

    St. Louis police may be close to getting the right to live where they want

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    January 30, 2002

    Yellow Snow

    Week of January 30, 2002

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    January 23, 2002

    Sin City and County

    Young and Nutt: Scandal knows no boundaries

  • News

    November 28, 2001

    Cop Out

    Police commissioner Eddie Roth leaves for an Ohio newspaper

  • News

    April 11, 2001

    Injustice for All

    The city's image problems cut across race lines when it comes to crime

  • News

    July 5, 2000

    Clarence, Missing in Action

    Mayor Clarence Harmon may have nominated Capt. Beverly Noble-Barnes for a controversial promotion, but he didn't attend a police-board meeting to back her up

  • News

    March 1, 2000

    Primary Color

    Following the greenbacks as Missouri gears up for Super Tuesday