ken burton http://kbia.org en Columbia leaders consider curfew following spate of shootings http://kbia.org/post/columbia-leaders-consider-curfew-following-spate-shootings <p></p><p>Columbia's police chief is calling for a teen curfew after a recent spate of shootings that has city leaders and many residents on edge. Chief Ken Burton says he will develop a formal proposal for City Council consideration within the next month. Burton spoke today at a City Hall news conference along with Columbia's mayor and five council members.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 22:25:35 +0000 Associated Press & Rickelle Pimentel 36100 at http://kbia.org Columbia leaders consider curfew following spate of shootings Columbia Police Department names Deputy Chief finalists http://kbia.org/post/columbia-police-department-names-deputy-chief-finalists <p>The Columbia Police Department says even though it conducted a nationwide search to find the new Deputy Chief of Police, the three finalists for the job are all officers currently with the department. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 16:30:23 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 22575 at http://kbia.org Columbia Police Department names Deputy Chief finalists Mo. police, union investigate misconduct claim http://kbia.org/post/mo-police-union-investigate-misconduct-claim <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Columbia Police and union officials are looking into claims that topless waitresses participated in a recent union fundraiser.</span> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 14:25:51 +0000 Associated Press 16881 at http://kbia.org Mo. police, union investigate misconduct claim Newscast for May 24, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-24-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newscast, including:</p><ul><li>The announcement that the University of Missouri Press is closing</li><li>&quot;FASTCAT&quot; is the new bus line in Columbia that will run between the MU campus and downtown Columbia</li><li>The Columbia Fraternal Order of Police continues to call for the removal of Chief Ken Burton</li><li>The Missouri Council of the blind wants a Columbia chapter</li></ul> Thu, 24 May 2012 22:45:43 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 14749 at http://kbia.org FOP still pushing for removal of Chief Burton http://kbia.org/post/fop-still-pushing-removal-chief-burton <p>Columbia Police policies have changed but a police union is still calling for bolder action. Thu, 24 May 2012 21:20:23 +0000 Krystal Slusher 14740 at http://kbia.org FOP still pushing for removal of Chief Burton Report says Columbia Police Department environment is "approaching toxicity" http://kbia.org/post/report-says-columbia-police-department-environment-approaching-toxicity <p>Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes has announced plans to implement 14 recommendations made in a&nbsp;report highly critical&nbsp;of the Columbia Police Department. The report outlines problems within CPD,&nbsp;saying the department&#39;s&nbsp;reputation in the community has been steadily dropping.</p><p>&quot;The community has lowered the report card of the police department from a B to a D over the past&nbsp;six years,&quot;&nbsp;said&nbsp;City Manager Mike Matthes.</p><p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 20:34:51 +0000 Janet Saidi & Elizabeth Trovall 10061 at http://kbia.org Report says Columbia Police Department environment is "approaching toxicity" KBIA Newscast for January 4, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/kbia-newscast-january-4-2012-0 <p>Regional news form the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><p> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 00:36:22 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 6469 at http://kbia.org KBIA Newscast for January 4, 2012 City conducts review of police department http://kbia.org/post/city-conducts-review-police-department <p>The city of Columbia is spending $45,000 to conduct an outside review of its police department. This comes after a year in which the department has seen a host of issues, including the firing of officer Rob Sanders, as well as dueling local groups focusing on Chief Ken Burton.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 23:41:37 +0000 Scarlett Robertson 6468 at http://kbia.org City conducts review of police department