Rapid Response Team will target popular entertainment districts.
St. Louis, St. Charles and Monroe Counties do well. City of St. Louis does not.
“It raised more questions than answers,” he says.
“It doesn’t make sense to me to let somebody out early on a gun crime, and I think we have to take a tougher approach to that,” Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce says.
“Life has changed in the St. Louis region, and I think, throughout the entire country since Ferguson,” Slay says. “What’s happened here has been horrendous.”
“The first question is, should I be scared? And the answer is no, don’t be scared, be alert,” says Missy Kelley of Downtown STL Inc.
Police are still looking for the people who burned down the QT, a self-storage facility and several other businesses, including a church, the night the Ferguson grand jury’s decision was announced.
In a statement released from Gov. Jay Nixon’s office, the governor says there will be more National Guardsmen supporting law enforcement tonight in the St. Louis region.
With 15 shootings in 72 hours across the city, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is facing questions about what’s going on out there.
The issue of violence between intimate partners is getting a fresh look with the numerous cases of abuse among NFL players.