St. Louis Police Department
Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted calls for a federal investigation ahead of a weekend of planned rallies and civil disobedience.
The cost for the St. Louis Police Department’s involvement in Ferguson, Missouri, likely will exceed initial estimates of $740,000.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the county prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes between protesters and police.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department released the link to a surveillance video depicting subjects wanted for a burglary that occurred just before midnight Monday at Shoe Carnival, 3503 Bamberger.
It failed in the city, but passed overhwelmingly in rural Missouri. Now, St. Louis police chief says the passage of the amendment enhancing the right to bear arms has him concerned.
St. Louis police continue to search for clues in the shooting death of a 28-year-old woman early this morning in South St. Louis. Captain Michael Sack says Jennifer Keefe was shot and killed in her car in the 4400 block of Minnesota.
A former civilian employee of the St. Louis Police Department is jailed following charges of sodomy and assault. St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says 28-year-old Michael Cornell had an inappropriate relationship with another man.
The agreement discontinues the mandatory fitness test and replaces it with an optional “Wellness Incentive Test.”
Chief Sam Dotson: “It costs more to live in the past than to invest in our future.”
The new police station on Olive Street replaces the current police headquarters on Clark Avenue.