The report suggests the best way to serve the community is to train recruits for St. Louis city and county police in a single, state-of-the-art training center.
The commission called for training in tactics, anti-bias and officer wellness.
The bill would change part of that law to allow deadly force only if police reasonably believe the suspect has committed or tried to commit a violent felony.
There has been an officer-involved shooting in the 5000 block of Ridge in the city of St. Louis.
Dotson has set up a committee to look at “best practices” from those already using them, but he says right now the city can’t afford them.
Police release body camera video
Does the police involved shooting of Walter Scott in Charleston, South Carolina, have a bearing on police in St. Louis?
A St. Louis police officer accused of working with drug dealers, pleads guilty in federal court.
Karen Aoresty, the ADL Director in St. Louis, says the black-on-white attack and the “goading” question about Michael Brown raises some red flags.
Jeffrey Williams is accused of wounding the officers on March 12, during an early-morning rally sparked by the resignation of Ferguson’s police chief. Both officers are expected to recover.