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St. Louis Public Radio: Police program preps future recruits in effort to diversify department

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Six months ago, the acquittal of a white police officer charged with the murder of an African-American man... Read More St. Louis Public Radio: Police program preps future recruits in effort to diversify department

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Messenger: From Ferguson to Hodiamont, an effort in diversifying the police force reboots

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For Ferguson native Christopher Jamison, living through the protests that followed the shooting death... Read More St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Messenger: From Ferguson to Hodiamont, an effort in diversifying the police force reboots

St. Louis Public Radio: ‘I didn’t know we had Spanish-speaking officers’ – Meet St. Louis police officers, the Rojas sisters

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Sisters Rosa Rojas (L) and Suleima Rojas (R) are officers with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.... Read More St. Louis Public Radio: ‘I didn’t know we had Spanish-speaking officers’ – Meet St. Louis police officers, the Rojas sisters

Christian Science Monitor: Bridging black and white: How St. Louis residents are trying to surmount racial inequities post-Ferguson

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BRIDGING THE DIVIDE A broad movement has sprung out of Ferguson, in which white people are increasingly... Read More Christian Science Monitor: Bridging black and white: How St. Louis residents are trying to surmount racial inequities post-Ferguson

KWMU Behind the Headlines: St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department chooses new chief from its ranks

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On December 28 following a several months long search, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson named John Hayden, a 30... Read More KWMU Behind the Headlines: St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department chooses new chief from its ranks

5 KDSK: Benefit held for injured St. Louis City police officers

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Three months after a serious car accident, a St. Louis City police officer is speaking out about her... Read More 5 KDSK: Benefit held for injured St. Louis City police officers

St. Louis Post Dispatch: Some St. Louis residents cite mistrust, racial tension worries as city picks new police chief

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Some residents say they are skeptical of the city’s plan to include community input in the selection of the... Read More St. Louis Post Dispatch: Some St. Louis residents cite mistrust, racial tension worries as city picks new police chief

St. Louis Public Radio: Panel organized by Ethical Society of Police details challenges for next St. Louis chief

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A crowd of about 30 people outlined their concerns regarding the search process at a meeting Thursday night... Read More St. Louis Public Radio: Panel organized by Ethical Society of Police details challenges for next St. Louis chief

Fox 2 News: St. Louisans voice opinions, preferences for next police chief

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St. Louis is searching for its next police chief. On Thursday, officials explained to residents just how that... Read More Fox 2 News: St. Louisans voice opinions, preferences for next police chief

The St. Louis American: Community wants input, and national search, in replacing police chief

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On Mayor Lyda Krewson’s first full day in office on April 19, she announced that Police Chief Sam Dotson,... Read More The St. Louis American: Community wants input, and national search, in replacing police chief