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Police cars in Oakville targeted for guns, police say

Police cars in Oakville targeted for guns, police say

January 26, 2018

Criminals are specifically targeting police cars to steal guns, police said after the latest incident in which a marked police car was broken into happened in Oakville Friday morning. A marked St. Louis County Police Department K-9 Unit car was broken into in the Oakbriar Woods subdivision in Oakville...

Police turn out in force to nab Target shoplifters

Police turn out in force to nab Target shoplifters

January 25, 2018

Photos by Gloria Lloyd. Police officers swarmed the south county Target store Wednesday night, but they were responding only to a fairly routine shoplifting call. At least eight police cars and an ambulance from the Mehlville Fire Protection District were parked outside the Target store, 4250 R...

Two police cars broken into overnight in Oakville, guns stolen

Two police cars broken into overnight in Oakville, guns stolen

January 18, 2018

Two police cars were broken into overnight in Oakville last week, and two guns were stolen from a county police car. A marked St. Louis County Police Department car was broken into during the overnight hours the morning of Jan. 12, police said. The break-in happened in the Southcrest Subdivision in...

First female county police officer honored

First female county police officer honored

January 2, 2018

The first female officer in the county Police Department, Affton resident Winona ‘Jean’ Schrieber, 91, celebrates the 60th anniversary of her first day Dec. 21 with current officers, from left: Emily Wolfram, Melody Quinn, Lt. Diane Leonard, Schrieber, Capt. Melissa Webb, Dawn Neuman and Detective Lau...

Second officer hired in Green Park

December 2, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Green Park Board of Aldermen voted unanimously last week to adopt an ordinance amending its agreement with the St. Louis County Police Department to add a second neighborhood police officer for the city. The city contracts with the county...

UPDATED: Green Park Board of Aldermen OKs adding second county police officer

Green Park Officer Jeremy Hake, right, with Mayor Bob Reinagel at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new McDonald's earlier this month. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

November 20, 2017

The Green Park Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Monday night to adopt an ordinance amending its agreement with the St. Louis County Police Department to add a second neighborhood police officer for the city. The city contracts with the county Police Department for police service, with one Green Park...

County MetroLink unit responds to shooting; man jumps in front of train

County MetroLink unit responds to shooting; man jumps in front of train

November 13, 2017

Police are reporting back-to-back incidents on MetroLink trains in the last two days, including a shooting on a train platform and an attempted suicide with a passenger throwing himself in front of a train. In both cases, the St. Louis County Police Department said officers from its MetroLink Unit...

Stenger, Page differ over quality of Tucker’s first report

County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council last year, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

November 9, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Auditor Mark Tucker issued his first written report since he took office in March, but the county executive and council chairman disagree on the quality of the work and its use for trying to improve county government operations. T...

County Council votes 6-0 to approve Proposition P raises for county police

Officers and sergeants from the St. Louis County Police Department applaud as fellow officer and union representative Derek Machens calls for raises at an Oct. 12, 2017, hearing at the County Council. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

November 7, 2017

The County Council voted last week to grant final approval to Proposition P raises for police officers, after weeks of contentious meetings in which officers came to meeting after meeting to ask for the raises that voters approved earlier this year. But that was all a misunderstanding be-cause of a...

Police hand out Halloween treats at South County Center, precincts

Police hand out Halloween treats at South County Center, precincts

October 31, 2017

Officers from the St. Louis County Police Department will be handing out candy and glowsticks in south county tonight as well as doing costume safety checks around the county. Police say they expect the Halloween Safety Center at South County Center to be particularly busy. Officers at the Affton Southwest...

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