Alderman Joe Vaccaro wants more police, and says in 2008, St. Louis voters approved Proposition S, a sales tax increase, that’s still being paid today.
Protestors block intersection, march, but no violence.
Police Chief Sam Dotson tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the location of Mansur Ball-Bey’s wound neither proves nor disproves two officers’ accounts that Ball-Bey pointed a gun at them before they shot at him Wednesday.
says the system, which has a camera on it like many drones, can be used like it was a first responder of sorts.
“This is not just about the police shooting a young man,” Moore said. “It’s about life, period. About what’s acceptable and what’s not.”
The ruling was on an appeal of a 2006 case involving officers distributing World Series Tickets confiscated from scalpers.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson promised to show the public a video from the front line of police at his news conference Wednesday regarding the protests at Page Avenue and Walton Road in north St. Louis.
Later Wednesday, police made nine arrests and used tear gas to clear a street after protesters ignored commands and threw glass bottles and rocks at officers, Dotson said.
Police say dead suspect was one of two who ran from house while officers serving search warrant.
The man was in handcuffs, but somehow opened the police car’s back door and jumped out.