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Affton High School offers moment of silence to honor Officer Synder

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AFFTON, MO. The energy and excitement of Friday night football got off to a strong start. But it was the moment of silence that really got the crowd, no matter who they were rooting for, to come together.   

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Hundreds show support for Officer Snyder at candlelight vigil

Vigil held at Affton High School on October 6 for fallen police officer Blake Snyder (Credit: KMOV). Vigil held at Affton High School on October 6 for fallen police officer Blake Snyder (Credit: KMOV).
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"We are not going to stand down. We are Affton strong," says Jan LaVar.

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Trenton Forster talked about disgust for police on social media

Trenton Forster seen in a mugshot from a prior arrest (St. Louis County Police Department) Trenton Forster seen in a mugshot from a prior arrest (St. Louis County Police Department)
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The man accused of killing Officer Blake Snyder is 18-year-old is Trenton Forster. On social media, Forster talked about killing people and about his disgust for the police.

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Trenton Forster's family offers apology, hopes he is punished to fullest extent Video included

Trenton Forster seen in a mugshot from a prior arrest (St. Louis County Police Department) Trenton Forster seen in a mugshot from a prior arrest (St. Louis County Police Department)
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St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder was shot and killed the morning of Oct. 6.  A little more than 24 hours later, the family of the suspected shooter offers an apology and their condolences. 

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Fundraisers for Ofc. Blake Snyder's family Video included

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 St. Louis County Police have compiled a map of local business holding fundraisers for Officer Blake Snyder's family

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Bar Louie donating 100% of profits in Ofc. Snyder's name on Nov. 9

Ofc. Blake Snyder with his wife & son (Credit: Snyder family) Ofc. Blake Snyder with his wife & son (Credit: Snyder family)
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All Bar Louie locations will donate 100 percent of their proceeds to BackStoppers in Ofc. Blake Snyder’s name on November 9.

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Thousands line streets, attend funeral for Ofc. Blake Snyder Video included

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Thousands of people lined the streets and attended a visitation and funeral for fallen St. Louis County Officer Blake Snyder.    

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$2,000 raised for Ofc. Snyder's family at Cheeburger Cheeburger Tuesday

Ofc. Blake Snyder with his wife and son (Credit: Family) Ofc. Blake Snyder with his wife and son (Credit: Family)
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Cheeburger Cheeburger raised $2,000 to donate to the family of Ofc. Blake Snyder during a fundraiser Tuesday.

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Fellow officers mourn loss of Blake Snyder

Officer Snyder, killed on Thursday, seen in a new family photograph (KMOV) Officer Snyder, killed on Thursday, seen in a new family photograph (KMOV)
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Fellow officers mourn loss of Blake Snyder A former St. Louis County Police officer said news of Blake Snyder death produced a range of emotion for current and former officers. Geriann Brandt told News 4, “It is this incredible sucker punch to your stomach, then you feel sick and then you cry and then you ge

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Texas Roadhouse sets table in honor of Ofc. Blake Snyder

Table set at the Texas Roadhouse in Kirkwood for Ofc. Snyder (Credit: Lauri Ann / Facebook) Table set at the Texas Roadhouse in Kirkwood for Ofc. Snyder (Credit: Lauri Ann / Facebook)
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Texas Roadhouse in Kirkwood has a table set in honor of St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder.

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Community comes together to support Ofc. Snyder's family

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Officer Blake Snyder's tragic death has taken a toll on the entire St. Louis community. 

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Family members of Officer Blake Snyder share memories, thank community for support

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While the family of St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder mourns, memories of the policeman are being brought to the forefront. 

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Family of Ofc. Blake Snyder remembers the man behind the badge

The fallen police officer, Blake Snyder (Credit: St. Louis County Police Department). The fallen police officer, Blake Snyder (Credit: St. Louis County Police Department).
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Blake Snyder, 33, was relatively new to the St. Louis County Police Department. Serving four years as an officer before he was shot and killed during the line of duty. 

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St. Louis County Officer killed in line of duty Video included

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The St. Louis County Police Department is investigating after an officer was injured Thursday morning.

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Charges filed in murder of Officer Blake Snyder

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CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney, Bob McCulloch, has charged 18-year-old Trenton Forster in the murder of St. Louis County Police Officer, Blake Snyder, earlier this morning.  Forster has been charged with FILL IN CHARGES Investigators said Officer Snyder was responding to a disturbance call in the 10700 block of Arno when Forster fatally shot Officer Snyder at point blank range. A second responding officer returned fire striking Forster sev...

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Church family mourns the loss of Officer Blake Snyder

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Officer Blake Snyder was a member of Destiny Church in West County. He was a member for about 10 years, according to the church's pastor Jim Stern. Pastor Stern said Snyder was a leader, mentored teens and was also an employee for some time.

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Former co-workers describe Snyder as a "terrific", "stand-out"

St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder's memorial (Credit: KMOV). St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder's memorial (Credit: KMOV).
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Before he was fatally shot, St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder was a four-year veteran of the force.  But he was also a husband, a father, and a graphic designer at his church.  

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Residents react after officer is fatally shot in their neighborhood Video included

A memorial at the scene of the deadly shooting (KMOV) A memorial at the scene of the deadly shooting (KMOV)
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Neighbors in a normally quiet neighborhood in south St. Louis County, awoke just after 5 a.m. this morning to the piercing sound of gunfire. 

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Police are working in dangerous environment, Chief Belmar says

St. Louis County Police Chief John Belmar speaks during a press conference concerning fallen Police Officer Blake Snyder. (KMOV) St. Louis County Police Chief John Belmar speaks during a press conference concerning fallen Police Officer Blake Snyder. (KMOV)
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The passing of St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder is the eighth death of a police officer in the department’s history. 

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How to help Officer Blake Snyder's family Video included

Officer Blake Snyder was shot and killed while on duty on October 6 (KMOV) Officer Blake Snyder was shot and killed while on duty on October 6 (KMOV)
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Those looking to help the family of fallen St. Louis County Officer Blake Snyder are asked to go through BackStoppers. 

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PHOTOS: Officer killed in line-of-duty shooting

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Social media reaction after St. Louis County officer fatally shot

An O'Fallon, Missouri Police Department badge after a St. Louis County officer was shot and killed Thursday (Credit: O'Fallon Missouri Police Department) An O'Fallon, Missouri Police Department badge after a St. Louis County officer was shot and killed Thursday (Credit: O'Fallon Missouri Police Department)
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