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St. Louis assistant chief alleges he didn’t get top job because he’s white

St. Louis’ assistant police chief is suing the city and the police department, alleging that he was passed over for the city’s top police job because he is white. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on the lawsuit Tuesday. The suit by ...

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St. Louis officer shot by colleague during game ‘assumed the risk’

A St. Louis police officer who pleaded guilty to accidentally killing a female colleague while playing a variation of Russian roulette said the woman knew the risk she was taking. Nathaniel Hendren made the response Wednesday in a wrongful death lawsuit that ...

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St. Louis officer gets 7 years in Russian roulette shooting

A St. Louis police officer accused of accidentally killing a female colleague while playing a variation of Russian roulette pleaded guilty Friday and was sentenced to seven years in prison. Nathaniel Hendren, 30, had been scheduled to go to trial March 23 ...

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St. Louis officer gets 7 years in Russian roulette shooting

A St. Louis police officer accused of accidentally killing a female colleague while playing a variation of Russian roulette pleaded guilty Friday and was sentenced to seven years in prison. Nathaniel Hendren, 30, had been scheduled to go to trial March 23 ...

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Deputy AG brings experience to Safer Streets prosecutions

Cristian Stevens

The new year marked a major milestone in an effort to reduce violent crime statewide through greater cooperation between the Missouri Attorney General’s Office and federal prosecutors. The Safer Streets Initiative — launched by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt last ...

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Two St. Louis police officers fired over Facebook posts

Two of nearly two dozen St. Louis police officers accused this summer by a watchdog group of posting objectionable Facebook messages have been fired. Sgt. Ronald Hasty and Detective Thomas Mabrey are appealing, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Their attorney, Brian Millikan, ...

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Lawsuit for issuing ‘wanteds’ on vehicles may proceed

A panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way on Aug. 19 for a plaintiff to pursue her lawsuit against the City of St. Louis for its police force’s practice of issuing “wanted” bulletins on vehicles. ...

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Jury awards former cop $7.5 million on retaliation claims

In the complaint, the plaintiff alleged that her supervisor created a hostile work environment by making sexually suggestive comments to her and creating and distributing a poster featuring her picture and crude sexual remarks.

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