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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Missouri governor signs "Blue Alert" bill

Eric Greitens 
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed a bill Thursday he says promotes public safety and police officer protection.

The "Blue Alert" bill establishes a system to notify law enforcement agencies and the public when an officer has been attacked. It also enhances penalties for attacks on officers.

Thursday's ceremony featured Ballwin police officer Michael Flamion., who was shot and paralyzed during a traffic stop in 2016.