St. Louis County Police Officer Charged « CBS St. Louis
"CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A 13-year veteran of the St. Louis County Police Department is charged with felony assault after striking a MetroLink passenger on the hand with his expandable baton following an argument. The county Prosecuting Attorney’s Office on Friday charged 44-year-old Dawon Gore of Ferguson with second-degree assault. He was jailed on a $3,500, cash-only bond. Gore is accused of using excessive force against an unnamed 24-year-old light-rail passenger in late April at the Hanley Road station in Clayton. He’s been assigned to the department’s MetroLink unit since May 2012. A police press release says the investigation was forwarded to prosecutor Bob McCullough in early May with a recommendation to press charges." St. Louis County Police Officer Charged « CBS St. Louis.