Downtown STL Inc.’s Missy Kelley says she supports the plan to bring in the Highway Patrol to help reduce crime downtown, but it’s getting mixed reaction from the Board of Aldermen.
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.
Some are calling it productive, others – more of the same, as St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay met with area protestors.
Kennedy says there are 200 such panels already around the country, and they help restore confidence in local police.
The city is facing a $10 million shortfall to fix for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
City officials and residents come together to celebrate completion of $23 million project.
A new ward map begs the question, Where have all the people gone?