Two police officers who shot and killed a man in a Columbia parking garage will not face charges.
They will pedal through all 79 neighborhoods in the city, hoping to develop trust with the community.
Boyd has been pushing for more St. Louis police officers, though some of his colleagues tabled a bill that called for 160 new officers.
The mother of an armed, 16-year-old boy shot and paralyzed last weekend by St. Louis police is questioning whether officers needed to fire upon her son.
Brandon Claxton was grazed above the eye, hit once in the arm and once in the stomach.
With murder up 58 percent this year in the city, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson faced questions about whether his redistricting plan has spread officers too thin.
The Circuit Attorney’s office issued warrants for unlawful use of a weapon against 22-year-old Roderick Roberson of Belleville, Illinois, and against 17-year-old Keion Peay of North St. Louis.
A Justice Department report summary has found across-the-board flaws in police’s response last summer to the protests in Ferguson, including antagonizing crowds and violating free-speech rights.
Since 2014, 58 St. Louis County police officers have left the department, and many say it’s for better pay.
Authorities said officers responding to a report that a man was standing in a street, yelling for police to be called, were told at the scene by the man’s mother that her son was acting paranoid, and that she feared for her safety and that of her son.