A federal lawsuit accused the city of St. Ann of often unconstitutionally jailing homeless persons.
“What we are looking for is a complete non-confrontational program,” Johnson says. “We just want people to observe and report crimes.”
In addition to money for police and fire equipment, it would include money for city streets and bridges, upkeep of city buildings, and the demolition of abandoned buildings around town.
“With his delusions and his strength and his size – we’re concerned for him, but we’re also concerned for people who aren’t familiar with him.”
A photo of St. Louis Cardinals mascot Fredbird holding a “police lives matter” sign was posted to a police association Facebook page before the team asked that it be taken down.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, six protesters were arrested.
Burglary is the third in restaurant’s 102 year history.
The House’s vote Friday sends the bill to the Senate, where activity has been stalled this week. Legislators face a 6 p.m. Friday deadline to give final approval to bills.
Some aldermen say they want panel members who don’t have a bias – for or against – the police.
Sadik Kukic says the situation is “better than six months ago,” when 32-year-old Zemir Begic was beaten to death in a hammer attack.