The new board will have oversight in St. Louis city only and will have no say in nearby Ferguson.
The agreement discontinues the mandatory fitness test and replaces it with an optional “Wellness Incentive Test.”
Police Officers Association President Joe Steiger notes that this is the first contract since local control took effect.
If you’re going to the Blues or Cardinals games tonight, there’s a chance the person sitting next to you may be carrying a handgun.
Members of the Police Officers Association joined union electricians protesting the hiring of a convicted felon, as the electrical contractor for the new St. Louis Police Headquarters.