“I’m scared to call the police,” said a woman Wednesday night. She was among several people who called for a citizen’s review board.
St. Louis Police are now under the control of Mayor Francis Slay, and that has raised concerns of too much power in one person’s hands.
It will be the end of an era tomorrow, as the state appointed St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners holds its last scheduled meeting.
After more than a century-and-a-half of state control, St. Louis will regain oversight of its own police department starting Sept. 1.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson has given more details on a proposal that would reduce the city’s nine police districts, perhaps to about six.
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–After getting the job of top cop with the help of Mayor Slay, newly-sworn-in Police Chief Sam Dotson says he won’t play politics or hesitate to stand up to the Mayor if he feels […]
A longtime critic of local control of the St. Louis Police Department is raising critical questions about the selection of the new Chief, Sam Dotson.
The St. Louis police union president says rank-and-file officers don’t favor local control.
Jamala Rogers, spokesperson for “Citizens Against Prop A,” says part of the problem is that Prop. A would allow the department to close off access to records.
Missouri voters will be asked in November to raise the state’s tobacco tax and let St. Louis run its own police department.