At times during the two-hour hearing, Dotson admitted the obvious – that the crime rate in St. Louis has outpaced the ability of the existing police force to keep up.
Plan no longer includes giving the panel the power to force officers to testify
The Aldermanic Public Safety Committee did not take testimony from the crowd, and police union official Jeff Roorda was not in attendance.
St. Louis Alderman Antonio French is coming under fire for his role in Ferguson following the Michael Brown shooting, and the criticism is coming from the Democratic Commiteewoman from Ferguson Township.
St. Louis Alderman Antonio French tweets that Nasheed refused bond to spend the night in St. Ann jail.
A tutoring program created by a prominent Ferguson police shooting protester will receive $500,000 in public money to expand its efforts.
More arrests were made after a noisy but peaceful protest in Ferguson last night.
The protestors know what they want, but Eric Zahnd with the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys says that’s not possible because the State of Emergency is over.
Calls for St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s recusal from the Michael Brown case are growing. St. Louis Alderman Antonio French is one of several activists calling for his removal and the indictment of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Efforts are underway to turn the Ferguson upheaval into a focal point for registering voters.