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‘A hero to many’: Officer killed in line of duty graduated from Oakville High

Officer Tamarris Bohannon

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 31, 2020

Tamarris Bohannon, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officer shot and killed over the weekend, was a 2009 graduate of Oakville High School. Bohannon, 29, had served on the force for the city of St. Louis for three-and-a-half years. The Mehlville School District confirmed that he graduated in the Oa...

Bell talks decriminalization, police shootings

County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell discusses the charge of first-degree murder in the killing of police Officer Michael Langsdorf Monday, June 24. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 17, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor To see a related article about Bell's appearance at the town hall, click here. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell’s new criminal justice reform tactics were received well in some respects by an Oakville audience at a legislat...

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