County Police Call for Charges Against Metro Security

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The St. Louis County Prosecutor has been asked to consider charges of “impersonating a law enforcement officer” against eight MetroLink guards.

A source familiar with the case tells KMOX that county police about a week ago sent requests for charges, or warrant packets, on eight MetroLink guards to the office of prosecutor Bob McCulloch.

Whether McCulloch will file charges is unclear, but just last month, the county prosecutor sent MetroLink a letter obtained by KMOX warning that “any bi-state employee impersonating a law enforcement officer does so at their own peril, and this office may take other action.”

The problem is the light rail guards wear uniforms that look like police uniforms, and they have been carrying IDs that say they’re “commissioned law enforcement officers.”

Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS St. Louis

Shop KMOX Apparel
KMOX Podcasts

Listen Live