Berkeley mayor Theodore Hoskins is hoping to avert the kind of street violence that he saw in neighboring Ferguson just a few months ago.
With the blessing of the mayor, a plan to create a civilian review board to monitor complaints of police misconduct in St. Louis comes before the board of aldermen today.
St. Louis is launching an effort to recruit and train more minorities to serve as police officers and firefighters.
The city of St. Louis is looking to boost minority recruiting efforts in its police and fire departments.
Wentzville police may have found who was throwing plastic bottles filled with chemicals around town.
Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed is holding a series of meetings to receive feedback from the public before officially proposing a bond that could be used in the city.
The detailed reforms cover everything from officer integrity and ethics, to arrest procedures and techniques.
Police originally hoped to move from the current location at Clark and Tucker to the new one at 1915 Olive St. by next spring.
Sheriff Tom Neer has requested the change, saying it would boost professionalism and diminish politics in the county’s law enforcement.
Anyone with an emergency can call 911.