Sheriff Supports Drug Data Base Missouri is the only state without a state-sponsored physician drug monitoring program. Dr. Stephen Halpin went to Wednesday night’s meeting of the Marion County Health Department Board hopeful of recruiting [...] Read more ›
Domestic Disturbance Most Dangerous Call for LE There is a rising awareness about domestic violence and the tragedies that it causes. What is less talked about is the number of police officer deaths that are related to [...] Read more ›
Intelligence-Led Policing Gains in Popularity While most police agencies have done a good job of collecting information regarding crimes and those who commit them, many have not gone the extra step and carefully analyzed the [...] Read more ›
Bears To Be Given to Cedar County SO El Dorado Springs CTA will sponsor its first Cedar County Teddy Bear Toss Thursday, Dec. 14, during halftime of the girls' high school basketball game at El Dorado Springs between [...] Read more ›
Marion County’s New K-9 Coming in December The target amount for the public fund drive is $19,600, which will cover the purchase price of the animal, training expenses for the dog and its handler, plus lodging and [...] Read more ›
Meth, Opioid Use Continues to Grow While opioid addiction has grabbed headlines in recent years, for some law enforcement and treatment officials in Central Missouri, methamphetamine use remains a major problem. And in some counties, it [...] Read more ›
Highway Patrol Releases Thanksgiving Traffic Statistics The Missouri State Highway Patrol released the 2017 Thanksgiving holiday traffic statistics, including 15 deaths. From 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22 through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 26, the [...] Read more ›
Helping Employers Prepare for Shooter at the Workplace Recent workplace shooting incidents across the country have caused many employers to realize that they need a contingency plan in case they have an active shooter situation at their work [...] Read more ›
Mexican Cartels Set to Use Drones Carrying Explosives Analysts fear criminal groups will use explosive devices attached to drones to attack the U.S.  (Reuters)   Mexican police reportedly pulled over four men driving a stolen pick-up truck and [...] Read more ›
Greene County Brings in Temporary Jail Bunks in the new temporary Greene County Jail. Photo by Andrew Jansen/News-Leader Wednesday's chilly air and gloomy skies pointed toward the onset of winter above Greene County's brand new trailer [...] Read more ›

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