Police departments in existence to write tickets that keep towns afloat – former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says there are too many of them in the St. Louis area, and their days may be numbered.
Sources tell KMOX News that the investigation is looking at whether armed officers in street clothes worked as security details for drug dealers.
“It will either bankrupt them by having to fight it, or it will bankrupt them by having to comply with it,” says former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.
Tim Fitch, St. Louis County’s former police chief, believes the weekend killing of three police officers nationwide is a direct result of Ferguson.
Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis joins us in studio to discuss his re-election, the Cromnibus legislation, his “Hire More Heroes” bill,and tax reform.
Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch discusses whether or not we need more cops in the area.
Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch discusses this weekend’s New York Times piece on Ferguson officer Darren Wilson and the alleged struggled that took place in the police car with Michael Brown.
Fitch says he thinks the feds recognize that it’s “probably very unlikely” that there’s going to be charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
In the wake of Ferguson, local police departments are under pressure to hire more African American officers.
St. Louis County Police are now putting body cameras on its officers. Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch joins us.