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Blog post: Adult entertainment store robbed

Posted to Police Beat by Jackie Olson at 10:24 p.m., April 14, 2014

Blog post: Police arrest Parkway robbery suspect

Posted to Police Beat by Jackie Olson at 10:23 p.m., April 11, 2014

Police investigate armed robbery at Parkway Apartments

By Jackie Olson

Columbia Police are investigating an armed robbery in the 200 block of West Broadway at the Parkway Apartments. At 1:29 a.m. Wednesday, officers ...

In Print: Rape reported in Tenth and Cherry garage

By Jackie Olson

A 21-year-old victim reported the incident Saturday.

Armed robber takes cell phone, arrested with two others

By Jackie Olson

Columbia Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred around 3:30 a.m. Saturday at The Reserve, 2500 South Old Highway 63. A female ...

16-year-old found dead in motel

By Jackie Olson

Police are searching for the man who called 911.

Third suspect in Tolston murder extradited to Boone County

By Covey Eonyak Son

Lambert’s preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 23.

Ryan Ferguson sues for $100 million

By Jackie Olson

Ferguson was imprisoned for nearly 10 years for the murder of Kent Heitholt.

Blog post: Arrest made in shooting case

Posted to Police Beat by Jackie Olson at 5:14 p.m., March 14, 2014

Students arrested for drug trafficking

By Jackie Olson

The students also had more than $23,000 in cash.

Blog post: MU students arrested for drug trafficking

Posted to Police Beat by Claire Boston at 11:30 a.m., March 6, 2014

In Print: CPD Domestic Violence Enforcement Unit receives grant

By Jackie Olson

The unit handles 850-1,000 domestic violence cases per year.

In Print: Death of Columbia infant leads to second-degree murder charges

By Jackie Olson

An autopsy showed signs of blunt trauma and shaking.

Broadway car crash hospitalizes four

By Jackie Olson

An early morning head-on car crash on Broadway sent four travelers, including an infant, to the University Hospital around 1 a.m. Saturday. One driver ...

Blog post: Police seek suspect in hit-and-run accident

Posted to Police Beat by Jackie Olson at 7:57 p.m., Feb. 7, 2014

Violent crime down in Columbia in 2013

By Jackie Olson

A spike in reported rapes may be explained by a new definition.

Blog post: Police investigate downtown stabbing

Posted to Police Beat by Claire Boston at 12:10 p.m., Jan. 19, 2014

Two more suspects sought in Tolston murder

By Covey Eonyak Son— Last updated 6:26 p.m., Jan. 7, 2014

Martrell T. Smith was arrested for second-degree murder.

Columbia Police Department investigates killing on Newton Drive

By Covey Eonyak Son

Man was pronounced dead at a local hospital after sustaining “serious injuries.”

Columbia Police Department investigates shooting on Benton Street

By Covey Eonyak Son

A 41-year-old female suffered “non-life-threatening injuries," according to police.

Police find possible link between recent burglaries

By Mara Somlo

There have been nine accounted for since June 26.

Blog post: Burton, review board discuss complaint handling

Posted to City, State and Nation by Mara Somlo at 9:29 p.m., Nov. 15, 2013

Blog post: Police respond to report of rape in Aspen Heights

Posted to Police Beat by Mara Somlo at 12:27 p.m., Nov. 12, 2013

Blog post: Sexual assault report near MU campus leads to Clery Release

Posted to Police Beat by Mara Somlo at 7:33 p.m., Nov. 11, 2013

Blog post: Police search for missing woman

Posted to Police Beat by Mara Somlo at 12:48 p.m., Nov. 8, 2013

Victim found on I-70 not yet IDed

By Mara Somlo

Police investigating incident after calls reported blood, clothes on I-70

Blog post: Columbia Police investigating rape on Locust

Posted to Police Beat by Beatriz Costa-Lima at 2:49 p.m., Oct. 26, 2013

Citizens Police Review Board asks for CPD reports, recieves funding for Mediation Task Force

By Mara Somlo

The board wants to see a breakdown about how many complaints have been filed.

CPD to receive three sworn positions, despite requests for more

In Print: CPD to receive three sworn positions, despite requests for more

By Mara Somlo

Budget constraints did not allow CPD to have all its requests filled.

Aspen Heights still working on housing students after construction delays

In Print: Aspen Heights still working on housing students after construction delays

By Maggie Stanwood

Some tenants experienced further delays regarding the features Aspen Heights had promised them.

CPD arrests sex offender from Nevada

By Mara Somlo

Surveillance video from a business on Conley Road helped identify the suspect.

In Print: CPD investigating second burglary at Brookside on College

By Mara Somlo

The incident and suspect description matches those of previous cases.

Two arrested in narcotics search warrant Thursday

By Christian Conway

The Columbia Police Department SWAT Team arrested two suspects after it served a narcotics search warrant. The team served the warrant Thursday at approximately 9 ...

City council, CPD tackle increase in violent crime

In Print: City council, CPD tackle increase in violent crime

By Joe Clougher

From January to June, uniform crime reporting statistics show 274 reported violent incidents.

CPD arrests suspect for Conley Road homicide

By Joe Clougher

He faces charges of murder and robbery.

Three suspects arrested in The Greens apartment complex robbery

By Mark Kim

While the suspects were armed, the victim left the incident unharmed.

Local Landmark Bank robbed yesterday

By Mark Kim

No citizens were harmed during the bank robbery.

Community members hold vigil for teen's death

Community members hold vigil for teen's death

By Mara Somlo

Tre'Veon Marshall, 17, was killed in a shooting Sunday on McKee Street.

Shootings, car chase leads to crash

By Crystal Duan

The two vehicles apparently engaged in a chase may have hit an uninvolved vehicle.

Columbia public safety satisfaction is less than national average

In Print: Columbia public safety satisfaction is less than national average

By Jennifer Beatty

Analytics show the highest concentration of incidents involving the police occurred between Fifth and Hitt streets from Ash to Locust streets.

CPD investigating shooting on Garth Avenue

By Pranav Shastry

Officers found 27 bullet casings from three different weapons.

City Council and CPD divided over crime prevention, statistics

By Jennifer Beatty

Police chief suggested a curfew, but only the mayor also supported it.

Blog post: Columbia man dies in shooting Sunday

Posted to Police Beat by Beatriz Costa-Lima at 10:24 a.m., June 24, 2013

Blog post: Shots fired at party Sunday morning

Posted to Police Beat by Beatriz Costa-Lima at 8:18 a.m., June 23, 2013

Blog post: CPD investigates Cosmo Park Rape

Posted to Police Beat by Beatriz Costa-Lima at 4:49 p.m., June 22, 2013

Blog post: Shots fired at Lakewood Apartments

Posted to Police Beat by Beatriz Costa-Lima at 1:28 p.m., June 22, 2013

Arrested assistant professor released on bail

By Katherine Knott

Hack was scheduled to leave Mizzou after this semester.

Blog post: Shots fired on Oak Street

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 3:29 p.m., April 29, 2013

Blog post: CPD responds to home invasion on Hanover Boulevard

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 3:28 p.m., April 29, 2013

Blog post: Robbery at Break Time on Forum Blvd.

Posted to Police Beat by Lakshna Mehta at 6:49 p.m., April 26, 2013

Blog post: MUPD clery release issued, CPD investigates sexual assault

Posted to Police Beat by Lakshna Mehta at 5:20 p.m., April 19, 2013

Blog post: Police seek information on reported sexual assault

Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett at 10:31 p.m., April 6, 2013

Blog post: CPD obtains search warrant for shooting suspect

Posted to Police Beat by Lakshna Mehta at 12:00 a.m., Feb. 25, 2013

 Cop Block tour makes a stop at The Blue Fugue

In Print: Cop Block tour makes a stop at The Blue Fugue

By Katherine Knott

Cop Block's slogan is "badges don't grant extra rights."

Blog post: CPD investigates fight, involved juvenile detained

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Feb. 7, 2013

CPD searches for suspects in Business Loop 70 shooting

By Claire Boston

The 22-year-old victim did not appear to be the target of the gunfire.

In Print: One dead after altercation between Truman Veterans Hospital patients

By Mara Somlo

Patient Robert O. Hill, 78, died at 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Teenager calls Columbia Police Department after being followed

By Maggie Angst

The suspect is in his 20s with brown facial hair.

In Print: Former CPD officer Rob Sanders' canine Fano sold to Clarence Police Department

By Jennifer Beatty

Fano was not sold to Sanders due to liability concerns.

Blog post: Armed robbery on Vandiver Drive

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Jan. 19, 2013

Blog post: Traffic stop recovers a stolen vehicle

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Jan. 19, 2013

Blog post: Man arrested, gun found in hotel room

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Jan. 18, 2013

Blog post: Columbia Police Department investigating woman's death

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Jan. 18, 2013

Columbia police officers conduct SWAT training at local mall

By Tracy Cook

The entire police department will be trained in active shooter tactics this summer.

Blog post: Suspect arrested, stolen handgun recovered

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Jan. 14, 2013

Blog post: Columbia Police Department busts marijuana growing operation

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Jan. 14, 2013

Blog post: Armed robbery at Petro Mart

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Jan. 14, 2013

Blog post: Man shot at Bonny Linn Drive

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Jan. 11, 2013

Blog post: Armed robbery at America's Best Value Motel

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Dec. 22, 2012

Blog post: Armed Robbery at Range Line Petro Mart

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Dec. 21, 2012

Columbia City Council discusses forfeiture funds with Police Chief Ken Burton

By Laurien Rose

The School Building Revolving Fund uses forfeiture funds to provide financial assistance to Missouri school districts financing capital construction projects.

Man arrested in Shelby County after multi-county chase

By Laurien Rose

The suspect ensued in a pursuit with Missouri State Highway Patrol Officers two weeks ago.

Blog post: Pizza Hut delivery driver victim of armed robbery

Posted to Police Beat by Laurien Rose at 12:00 a.m., Dec. 18, 2012

In Print: Police investigate shootings at roller rink, Business Loop

By Elissa Chudwin

One incident left a bullet hole in a Columbia Police Department vehicle.

In Print: Two robbed in own vehicle in Taco Bell parking lot

By Kara Tabor

The armed suspects entered the back of the vehicle, demanding money and valuables.

Blog post: Police search for suspect in downtown stabbing

Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett at 4:42 p.m., Aug. 15, 2012

Blog post: Seven arrested following delivery driver robbery

Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett at 1:22 p.m., Aug. 14, 2012

Blog post: Woman assaulted on East Campus

Posted to Police Beat by Lizzie Johnson at 5:37 p.m., Aug. 8, 2012

Blog post: Driver flees scene in single-car accident

Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett at 4:11 p.m., Aug. 1, 2012

Blog post: Downtown shooting confirmed by CPD

Posted to Police Beat by Kelsey Maffett at 2:30 a.m., Feb. 11, 2012

Columbia man starts fire in ex-girlfriend’s residence

By Lizzie Johnson

The suspect was charged with first degree arson, first degree burglary and felony stealing.

Thieves seek catalytic converters in string of thefts

In Print: Thieves seek catalytic converters in string of thefts

By Daniel Shapiro

Twenty-three thefts have been reported to MUPD and CPD this summer.

Law enforcement cracks down on child safety in motor vehicles

By Jessica Anania

Officers will be looking for children who are not properly secured in booster seats.

CPD, MU combat impaired driving

In Print: CPD, MU combat impaired driving

By Valirie Morgan

Missouri law enforcement focused on impaired drivers from Aug. 19 through Sept. 5.

In Print: Police blotter

By Kelsey Maffett and Turner Johnson

The following investigations are in progress, and the following people were arrested or issued summons, according to police reports.

In Print: Citizens Police Review Board meeting sparks debate

By Kelsey Maffett

Several residents spoke in favor of making police policy more accessible.

In Print: Police investigate Fast Lane robbery

By Dani Kass

Police attribute the increase in robberies to the recession.

Blog post: CPD adopts new website to track crime

Posted to Police Beat by Caitlin Holland at 5:41 p.m., Aug. 24, 2011

Local police stress safety tips

In Print: Local police stress safety tips

By Kelsey Maffett

MUPD advises students to walk in well-lit areas and travel in pairs.

Bank robbery suspect in custody after suicide attempt

By Emmy Boyd

Thaddeus Thompson, 30, was taken into custody after being linked to two bank robberies.

Columbia party law strikes state-wide trend

By Hunter Woodall

Missouri State University is looking at laws similar to those in Columbia, which would limit college parties.

In Print: With government aid comes scam artists in Joplin aftermath

By Jimmy Hibsch

Executives warn donors to take care with relief funds.

In Print: Racial profiling initiative making way to 2012 ballot

By Drew Koch

More than 90,000 registered voters signed the initiative, qualifying it for a statewide vote.

Woman slams door on man at Boone Hospital Center

By Anthony Michael Martinez

The woman was identified as Nichole Wright.

Suspect in Boone County National Bank robbery still at large

Suspect in Boone County National Bank robbery still at large

By Jimmy Hibsch

The Columbia Police Department released surveillance photographs of the suspect.

In Print: Police blotter (5/6/2011)

By Ally McEntire and Kelsey Maffett

The following investigations are in progress, and the following people were arrested or issued summons, according to police reports.

In Print: Activists accuse CPD of hiding asset forfeiture information on Facebook

By Teddy Nykiel

The Columbia Police Department removed an option from their Facebook poll, drawing criticism.

Editorial: CPD’s Facebook page shows lack of transparency, honesty

Hopping on the train of the digital age, the Columbia Police Department created a Facebook page to serve as a public relations platform. The page ...

In Print: Police find weekend burglar hiding in bedroom

By Sally French

The suspect was charged with sexual misconduct and two counts of burglary.

In Print: Police blotter (5/3/2011)

By Kelsey Maffett and Tony Puricelli

The following investigations are in progress, and the following people were arrested or issued summons, according to police reports.

In Print: Police continue search for Kylan Stubler

By Dani Kass

Stubler, 17-years-old, disappeared April 21.

Stolen car rates steadily decline in Columbia

In Print: Stolen car rates steadily decline in Columbia

By Tony Puricelli

The Ford Taurus is the most commonly stolen car in Missouri.

In Print: Police stop 69 cars at sobriety checkpoint

By Dani Kass

MUPD issued nine citations that evening.

In Print: Students, residents disagree with Citizens Police Review Board decision

By Kelsey Maffett

The board discussed closing certain sessions at its last meeting.

In Print: Police blotter (4/22/2011)

By Ally McEntire and Kelsey Maffett

The following investigations are in progress, and the following people were arrested or issued summons, according to police reports.

In Print: CPD: No dynamic entries conducted so far this year

By Tony Puricelli

In 2010, 91 search warrants were conducted.

Blog post: Suspect reported masturbating in downtown parking garage

Posted to Police Beat by Sally French at 6:35 p.m., April 18, 2011

In Print: Columbia Police Department investigates new phone scam

By Kelsey Maffett

The caller said the victim needed to send money to bail out a family member in Mexico.

Citizens Police Review Board opts for closed sessions

In Print: Citizens Police Review Board opts for closed sessions

By Kelsey Maffett

The board would require a two-thirds majority to hold closed sessions.

In Print: Police continue investigating armed robbery at Ramada Inn

By Sally French

CPD is investigating tips received through Crime Stoppers.

In Print: Citizens Police Review Board complaint hits dead end

By Kelsey Maffett

Officer Chris Hessenflow accepted a job at the Department of Homeland Security.

In Print: Footprint trail leads police to snow-covered suspect

By Sally French

The suspect was charged with first-degree burglary.

Blog post: Police arrest man for impersonating police officer

Posted to Police Beat by Sally French at 1:00 a.m., March 24, 2011

In Print: Police increase DWI enforcement during St. Patrick's Day weekend

By Kelsey Maffett

Police arrested a convicted felon with an assault rifle during the checkpoint.

In Print: Suspect robs Flow's Pharmacy at gunpoint

By Megan Hager

Police are still looking for a suspect.

Blog post: Car shot more than five times on I-70

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 12:58 p.m., March 16, 2011

Blog post: Jimmy John's driver reports armed robbery on Paquin Street

Posted to Police Beat by Jimmy Hibsch at 10:03 a.m., March 15, 2011

In Print: Suspect in Domino’s Pizza robbery remains unidentified

By Jimmy Hibsch

The suspect allegedly had a handgun when he attempted to rob the restaurant.

Police review board debates closed sessions

In Print: Police review board debates closed sessions

By Kelsey Maffett

The board will decide if police officers or witnesses can request closed sessions.

Blog post: Armed suspect attempts robbery at Domino's Pizza

Posted to Police Beat by Sally French at 12:13 p.m., March 10, 2011

CPD releases end-of-year report, more custody arrests reported

By Jimmy Hibsch

Tasers were drawn 39 times throughout the year.

UPDATE: Police confirm suspect in Hy-Vee sexual assault

By Sally French

A CPD spokeswoman said Tuesday night’s incidents are not related to the rape that occurred at Laws residence hall.

Drunk driver crashes through church entrance

In Print: Drunk driver crashes through church entrance

By Kari Paul

The car narrowly missed a group of high school students.

In Print: Weekend shooting at gas station hits cars with children inside

By Sally French

One adult victim suffered a gunshot wound to the arm.

Blog post: Gas station shooting leaves one injured

Posted to Police Beat by Sally French at 9:32 p.m., Feb. 26, 2011

In Print: City manager shoots down excessive force complaint against CPD

By Kelsey Maffett

City Manager Bill Watkins issued a letter siding with the police department.

Editorial: Review board should provide real check on police power

The wheels of bureaucracy have been a-turnin’ within the Columbia Police Department and the Citizens Police Review Board, and, as usual, nothing seems to be ...

Blog post: Police make multiple narcotics arrests

Posted to Police Beat by Sally French at 4:46 p.m., Feb. 24, 2011

In Print: Burton requests city-funded attorneys for CPD officers

By Kelsey Maffett

The city only provides officers with attorneys if they have been named in litigation.

Blog post: Police arrest suspect in Jefferson Street shooting

Posted to Police Beat by Allison Prang at 11:34 a.m., Feb. 20, 2011

DWI Unit sees increase in arrests during first year

In Print: DWI Unit sees increase in arrests during first year

By Tony Puricelli

There has been a decrease in accidents where alcohol was a factor.

In Print: Police investigate second racially charged graffiti incident

By Jimmy Hibsch

This graffiti message targeted Jewish people.

Blog post: Police make arrest in stabbing near The Blue Fugue downtown

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 11:35 p.m., Feb. 16, 2011

Blog post: Teenager stabbed in midst of apparent drug-related altercation

Posted to Police Beat by Jimmy Hibsch at 10:56 a.m., Feb. 16, 2011

Blog post: Police respond to home invasion

Posted to Police Beat by Jimmy Hibsch at 2:34 p.m., Feb. 15, 2011

 Deaton hands down temporary suspension for graffiti suspect

In Print: Deaton hands down temporary suspension for graffiti suspect

By Jimmy Hibsch and Kelsey Maffett

Police are investigating a similar graffiti message left near campus Saturday.

Board tackles Tasers, new complaints

In Print: Board tackles Tasers, new complaints

By Kelsey Maffett

Several students spoke against SWAT raids at the meeting.

Blog post: Highway chase ends in Columbia

Posted to Police Beat by Allison Prang at 8:42 p.m., Feb. 8, 2011

Columbia sees spike in gang-related crimes

In Print: Columbia sees spike in gang-related crimes

By Jimmy Hibsch

The Columbia Police Department said the problem has been worsening.

Winter storms spur several car accidents

In Print: Winter storms spur several car accidents

By Jimmy Hibsch

About 32 car incidents were reported from Monday to Wednesday.

Eight suspects involved in beating

By Allison Prang

Columbia resident Cortez Brimmage was arrested on multiple charges, including assault.

In Print: CPD promotes four officers

By Teddy Nykiel

The department wants to finish reorganizing by Feb. 13.

In Print: Teen found with gun linked to weekend shootings

By Jimmy Hibsch

Police arrested two students at Douglass High School on Tuesday.

Blog post: Suspect reportedly assaults stepmother

Posted to Police Beat by Kari Paul at 3:04 p.m., Jan. 27, 2011

Blog post: Victim holds larceny suspect at gunpoint

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 12:57 p.m., Jan. 26, 2011

Blog post: High school student connected with weekend shootings

Posted to Police Beat by Allison Prang at 6:59 p.m., Jan. 25, 2011

Blog post: Student with gun found at Douglass High School

Posted to Police Beat by Jimmy Hibsch at 2:08 p.m., Jan. 25, 2011

In Print: Police investigate multiple shootings

By Allison Prang

The first incident was reported shortly after midnight on Sunday.

In Print: Search for former MU student continues

By Jimmy Hibsch— Last updated 3:04 p.m., Feb. 5, 2011

Nicholas Coppola has been missing since Dec. 12.

Blog post: Suspect arrested in James Porter murder

Posted to Police Beat by Steve Cassidy at 8:49 p.m., Jan. 23, 2011

In Print: Misconduct, marijuana to be discussed in CPRB

By Kelsey Maffett

The board will discuss search warrants at their next meeting.

In Print: CPD changes interoffice relationship policy

By Allison Prang

Two CPD members were recently promoted to new positions.

In Print: Police step up Winter Break burglary prevention

By Ally McEntire

Last year, the police responded to 71 holiday burglaries.

In Print: Suspect in downtown theft arrested

By Aimee LaPlant

The suspect was going through the stolen purse when police arrived, police say.

CPRB undecided on misconduct definition

In Print: CPRB undecided on misconduct definition

By Alex Pesek

The board says it would rather discuss statute revisions with the police chief.

In Print: Victim threatened with handsaw during assault

By Sally French

Ryan White was charged with armed criminal action.

In Print: Downtown Columbia underage drinking levels decline

By Tony Puricelli

CPD believes the trend is a result of the creation of the downtown unit.

Woman assaulted while doing laundry

By Sally French

Anthony Harper was charged with sexual misconduct and trespassing.

In Print: Downtown Taser incident unresolved

By Allison Prang

Police used a Taser on an uncooperative suspect during a November incident.

In Print: Police chief responds to CPRB recommendations, disagrees

By Kelsey Maffett

The Citizens Police Review Board voted that an officer acted improperly.

In Print: Students charged with felony theft for stealing holiday decorations

By Allison Prang

Police say the students stole the decorations to decorate their fraternity house.

Editorial: Sassy letters between CPD, CPRB do little for justice

The Columbia Police Department is at it again with its constant, dramaturgical approach in dealing with the Citizens Police Review Board. Up front, of course ...

Blog post: Police make arrest in Katy Place assault

Posted to Police Beat by Megan Hager at 6:21 p.m., Dec. 1, 2010

In Print: Police see burglary spike during Thanksgiving Break

By Jimmy Hibsch

More than 20 burglaries were reported in the last week.

In Print: CPD steps up traffic enforcement for holiday season

By Sally French

Officers will increase patrols on busy intersections.

In Print: Police search for serial flasher

By Steve Cassidy

The suspect could face charges of sexual misconduct and assault.

In Print: Police stake out East Campus in search of naked jogger

By Megan Hager

Two witnesses reported seeing the suspect.

City Council addresses SWAT search warrants

In Print: City Council addresses SWAT search warrants

By Steven Dickherber

The council voted to contract Affion Public to search for its next City Manager.

In Print: Police review board’s decision sparks controversy

By Kelsey Maffett

Board member Steve Weinberg found fault in an officers association’s statement.

In Print: Police officers association ‘outraged’ over board ruling

By Kelsey Maffett

The Citizens Police Review Board found an officer acted inappropriately in a 2009 incident.

In Print: Police see spike in burglary arrests

By Sally French

The arrests are attributed to a high number of leads.

Police arrest seventh suspect in Hobson homicide

In Print: Police arrest seventh suspect in Hobson homicide

By Steve Cassidy

CPD still wants to talk to one person in relationship to the case.

Man arrested for third-degree assault downtown

By Tony Puricelli

The suspect started a fight by saying racial slurs to the victim.

Blog post: Police arrest seventh suspect in Hobson homicide

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 10:06 a.m., Nov. 10, 2010

In Print: Man to appear at preliminary hearing on charge of forcible rape

By Jared Grafman

CPD spokeswoman Jessie Haden said the buddy system is the best defense against rape.

In Print: Telephone scam asks for bail money

By Kelsey Maffett

Two Columbia residents have been targeted.

In Print: Taser ban defeat draws reaction from both sides

By Allison Prang

Almost 80 percent of voters rejected Proposition 2.

In Print: Semi truck hits victim, leaves scene

By Celia Ampel

The victim suffered injuries to both of her legs.

Blog post: Police search for missing child

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 12:05 p.m., Nov. 3, 2010

In Print: October sees rise in Columbia burglaries

By Kelsey Maffett

There were nearly 90 burglaries reported in October.

In Print: Police still looking for seventh suspect in Hobson murder

By Alicia Stice

CPD is looking for Jason Long in association with the murder of Aaron Hobson.

Blog post: Sixth suspect arrested in Hobson homicide

Posted to Police Beat by Steve Cassidy at 11:31 p.m., Oct. 31, 2010

Board reviews first excessive force case

By Kelsey Maffett

Derek Billups said police used excessive force when restraining him.

Cousin of Missouri football player shot and killed

In Print: Cousin of Missouri football player shot and killed

By Steve Cassidy

The police are still looking for suspects.

In Print: Burglar arrested after home break-in

By Jimmy Hibsch

The victim was not injured.

Police step up enforcement for Homecoming weekend

In Print: Police step up enforcement for Homecoming weekend

By Kelsey Maffett

30 fans were arrested for rushing Faurot Field after the game.

In Print: Whitworth family denies city counterclaim in SWAT raid lawsuit

By Wes Duplantier

The city denied all the Whitworths’ allegations in its response.

Local law enforcement prepares for Homecoming

In Print: Local law enforcement prepares for Homecoming

By Kelsey Maffett

MUPD and CPD will coordinate their efforts.

In Print: Man arrested for throwing knife at car

By Alicia Stice

Two children were present during the incident.

In Print: Police investigate vandalism at FarmHouse

By Alicia Stice

A student found paint splattered on his car.

In Print: SWAT team arrests suspect after standoff

By Jared Grafman

The standoff lasted about eight hours.

In Print: Boone County Sheriff's Department arrests robbery suspect

By Tony Puricelli

The suspect is still in custody.

CPRB discusses Tasers, SWAT policies

In Print: CPRB discusses Tasers, SWAT policies

By Alicia Stice

The board voted against receiving notification of SWAT policy changes.

Police look for thousands of dollars in stolen equipment

By Sally French

The Columbia Police Department responded to a report of someone removing the locks on a trailer parked outside of Victory Lane Automotive on Brown Station ...

In Print: Sophomore arrested in fraternity house vandalism case

By Alicia Stice

According to CPD, the student targeted her ex-boyfriend during the incident.

In Print: Phi Kappa Theta vandalized

By Alex Pesek

Most of the damage was done with a fire extinguisher.

In Print: Suspects jump from car during chase

By Maiya Kelley

Police found cocaine in the car.

Man threatens ex-girlfriend with knife, throws TV

By Tony Puricelli

The man had traveled from Kentucky to visit the victim.

Robbery suspect turns self in

By Kelsey Maffett

Surveillance images spurred the suspect to come forward.

Council votes to change SWAT policy process

In Print: Council votes to change SWAT policy process

By Steven Dickherber

Columbia Police will have to approve changes with the council and city manager.

Blog post: Missouri defensive lineman arrested

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 12:00 p.m., Oct. 4, 2010

In Print: Restraining order issued in Quinton’s fall case

By Kelsey Maffett

Kelsi Poe has been released from the hospital.

Fundraisers rappel from Tiger Hotel

In Print: Fundraisers rappel from Tiger Hotel

By Lauren Bale

Over the Edge benefits Special Olympics of Missouri.

In Print: Police find ticket after refusing to apologize

By Ally McEntire

CPD Chief Ken Burton said it was inappropriate to apologize because it was not a matter of misconduct.

Blog post: Update: Police look for missing child

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 9:52 p.m., Sept. 30, 2010

In Print: Columbia sees increase in sobriety checkpoints

By Celia Ampel

Thursday’s checkpoint yielded three DWI arrests.

Blog post: Driver leaves scene after crash

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 6:44 p.m., Sept. 27, 2010

In Print: CPD makes arrest after Walgreens robbery

By Alexis Hitt

Gary Roberts has been charged with first-degree robbery.

Columbia family sues city over February SWAT raid

In Print: Columbia family sues city over February SWAT raid

By Steve Cassidy

The family is seeking damages for the killing of their dog and damaged house.

Blog post: Trespasser suspected in Tiger Ave. sexual assault

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 6:25 p.m., Sept. 22, 2010

Blog post: Columbia family sues city, police (DOWNLOAD)

Posted to Police Beat by Wes Duplantier at 1:00 p.m., Sept. 21, 2010

Blog post: Man shot in head at Columbia Apartment

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 10:37 a.m., Sept. 21, 2010

Blog post: Sorority member reports online threats

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 7:33 a.m., Sept. 21, 2010

In Print: Washington accused of prior abuse

By Alicia Stice

Washington was accused of assaulting the victim in previous incidents before his first arrest.

Blog post: UPDATE: Package outside Veterans Hospital cleared by bomb squad

Posted to On Campus by Zach Toombs at 9:01 p.m., Sept. 17, 2010

Police chief meets with citizens group

In Print: Police chief meets with citizens group

By Gregory Zajac

The group discussed crime rates and a controversial arrest.

In Print: Car thieves strike as students move back, CPD says

By Jared Grafman

Police say the thieves are looking for items to steal and pawn.

In Print: Police complaint process under City Council review

By Kelsey Maffett

The proposed changes to the process offer CPD more options when receiving complaints.

Blog post: Woman injured in rollover accident

Posted to Police Beat by Kimberly Duncan at 1:43 p.m., Sept. 14, 2010

Washington arrested, denies domestic assault

In Print: Washington arrested, denies domestic assault

By Alicia Stice

The former Missouri football captain posted $1,000 bond Sunday.

In Print: String of vehicular theft continues

By Steve Cassidy

Multiple unlocked cars in Columbia have been broken into.

In Print: Ten arrests made in Labor Day weekend checkpoint

By Maiya Kelley

The number of arrests this year was a decrease from last August's checkpoint.

Police investigate fatal shooting

By Kaitlyn Gibson

The shooting allegedly began over a romantic rivalry.

Vandals slash 22 tires downtown

By Ally McEntire

The police think the crimes are related to parties.

Blog post: Woman fractures skull at downtown bar

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 8:57 p.m., Sept. 4, 2010

Blog post: Police search area around US Bank robbery for suspect

Posted to Police Beat by Sally French at 2:39 p.m., Sept. 3, 2010

In Print: Downtown bar patron attacked

By Jordan Cook

The victim was attacked with a box cutter.

Blog post: Man attempts to steal officer's bike

Posted to Police Beat by Steve Cassidy at 6:57 p.m., Sept. 2, 2010

Blog post: Robbery suspect surrenders after eight hours

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 12:08 a.m., Sept. 1, 2010

McDavid on city budget: 'Show us some savings'

In Print: McDavid on city budget: 'Show us some savings'

By Steven Dickherber

Proposals include cutting General Fund in half, reinstating firefighters.

In Print: Police puzzled by shuttle shooting

By Kelsey Maffett

Investigators believe the bus was shot during its morning route.

In Print: Reported shootings spike in Columbia

By Jared Grafman

No fatalities have resulted from the increase.

In Print: Shooting victim uncooperative with investigators

By Anna Carlson

Police are unable to move forward with the investigation.

MUPD, CPD increase presence as students return to Columbia

In Print: MUPD, CPD increase presence as students return to Columbia

By Alicia Stice

Law enforcement agencies are watching for theft and alcohol violations.

In Print: CoMoCitizens works for permanent change in CPD policy

By Samantha Sunne

A SWAT raid incited the group's formation and action.

Blog post: CPD searches for suspects in targeted shooting

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 10:58 a.m., Aug. 16, 2010

Blog post: Walgreens on Broadway reports robbery

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 9:49 a.m., Aug. 10, 2010

Police Review Board approves changes to CPD raid policy

By Wes Duplantier

An officer will be assigned to know whether children or animals are present in the home before each SWAT raid.

Blog post: CPD seeks tips in weekend crimes, shots fired

Posted to Police Beat by Wes Duplantier at 3:47 p.m., July 26, 2010

Blog post: UPDATE: Three children injured in three-car collision

Posted to On Campus by Wes Duplantier at 8:35 p.m., July 21, 2010

Columbia Police Review Board hears first complaint

Columbia Police Review Board hears first complaint

By Matthew Patane

The complaint was filed by a California marijuana activist in response to the February CPD SWAT raid.

Blog post: Columbia Today: June 28, 2010

Posted to Columbia Today by Jessica Silverman at 9:37 a.m., June 28, 2010

Alpha Kappa Lambda leaves MU

By Jimmy Hibsch

Alcohol and fire code violations in May resulted in the loss of the fraternity's charter.

Blog post: Missing man last seen near campus

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 10:12 a.m., June 17, 2010

Burton presents changes to SWAT team policies

By Matthew Patane

The changes come almost four months after a controversial SWAT raid on a Columbia home.

Blog post: Police see spike in bike thefts near campus

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 9:05 p.m., June 6, 2010

Blog post: Downtown business burglarized

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 1:42 p.m., June 3, 2010

CPD nabs door-to-door salespeople for permit violations

By Jimmy Hibsch

All three salespeople were residents of other states.

CPD chief Burton calls for pot law reforms

By Gregory Zajac

The chief made the remarks at a May 21 press conference

Blog post: Man shot near Stadium and Ash

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice at 6:43 p.m., May 28, 2010

CPD talks Tasers with Citizens Police Review Board

By Wes Duplantier

Some residents wonder about a change in the police department’s mentality.

In Print: MUPD, CPD increasing alcohol law enforcement

By Lyndsie Manusos

This weekend, the MU Police Department and other agencies are participating in events to patrol and enforce alcohol violations. MUPD Capt. Brian Weimer said the ...

In Print: Boone County Sheriff's Department arrests four

By Samantha Sunne

Deputies arrested two men and two juveniles on suspicion of burglary yesterday, Boone County Sheriff's Department Major Tom Reddin said. They are suspected of ...

In Print: CPD arrests man on charge of sexual misconduct

By Samantha Sunne

Yuan Liu, 24, was arrested and charged with first-degree sexual misconduct. He made unwanted sexual advances to a woman in a car in southeast Columbia ...

Downtown Safety Summit discusses crime prevention

By Alicia Stice

The summit was part of a plan for the community to work with CPD on safety measures.

In Print: CPD Mounted Unit preparing for patrol

By Nichole Ballard

The Mounted Unit is comprised of six volunteer officers.

In Print: Columbia Police Department increases traffic enforcement

By Lyndsie Manusos

Officer presence will increase downtown and near campus.

In Print: CPD, Sheriff's Department conduct prostitution sting

By Alicia Stice

Seven women were arrested on suspicion of prostitution Jan. 6.