What’s it like to be a police officer for a day?
A police officer has the same right to free speech as any protestor – that’s the defense voiced by the police union for an officer who called a protestor’s boss.
“It would have been an incredible conspiracy for the officer to pull off, as it’s been alleged, throwing down or planting a gun that just happened to match the very distinctive gun that was portrayed on social media.”
It’s a Reardon Roundtable Friday with Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal, St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Joe Holleman, and Jeffrey Mittman, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri. Topics include the Shaw shooting and the crowd reaction, the Weekend of Resistance going in Ferguson, Rick Stream, and Ebola fears.
The two fundraising campaigns set up to collect money for Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson have stopped accepting donations.
Some police chiefs and municipal leaders nationwide want to require police officers and firefighters to have an accompanying physical injury.
Acting up on the job could land Missourians without unemployment benefits, under a measure sent to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk on April 29.
The St. Louis Police Union called the Chief to complain, and the Chief issued an apology to his officers.
For nearly 20 years, drug felons have been barred from getting food stamps. Now, a bi-partisan bill in the Missouri legislature would return those benefits.
It has grizzly bears, a crescent moon and a bald eagle. It’s the Missouri state flag, and one lawmaker thinks it might be time for a change.