Dooley Expects Police Board Appointee Approval This WeekDooley nominated businessman and former Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence to the board when former chairman Gregory Sansone stepped down in August.
County Council Approves Background Checks for Police BoardThe council passed the measure by a 5-2 vote at Tuesday night's meeting. Council Chairwoman Kathleen Burkett of Overland and Councilwoman Hazel Erby of University City voted against the bill.
Dotson: Safeguards Are In Place Against Corruption"Anytime I think anything is criminal or inappropriate, it is my duty and my responsibility to stand up and say so," Dotson says.
Shakeup at County Police Board Amid FBI Probe
Ellisville Rejects Permit Extension for WalmartEllisville business owners brought the pressure, but Ellisville council members still shutdown Walmart's request for an extension.
St. Louis County Council Praises Police Chief After SpatDespite an FBI investigation, Councilman Greg Quinn, R-Ballwin, says that's not why his resolution praising Fitch was brought to a vote Tuesday.
Possible FBI Investigation Could Harm Dooley's 2014 ChancesDooley could face a challenger in the Democratic primary, County Councilman Steve Stenger. Republican Bill Corrigan is also exploring the possibility of running. Corrigan, a lawyer, lost to Dooley in 2010.
Dooley Supports FBI Investigation of County Crime LabSt. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch is requesting an investigation of the $3.75 million contract awarded to a company co-owned by Police Board Chairman Gregory Sansone.