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The St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners meets Oct. 29 before going into closed session, as police Chief Jon Belmar, far left, looks on. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

Page backtracks on Belmar; appoints new police board members

November 5, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com In the days after a $20 million verdict against the St. Louis County Police Department for discrimination, County Executive Sam Page appeared...

Pictured above: Police board member Laurie Westfall, left, speaks during an emergency board meeting Tuesday.  Photo by Erin Achenbach.

Page appoints two new police board members after $20 million discrimination verdict

November 1, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County Executive Sam Page promised all week that he would appoint new members to the county Board of Police Commissioners Friday,...

The St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners meets Oct. 29 before going into closed session, as police Chief Jon Belmar, far left, looks on. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

Police board agrees to outside review of St. Louis County Police Department after $20 million discrimination verdict

October 30, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The civilian-led St. Louis County police board agreed to an outside review of the county Police Department Tuesday after a jury awarded a $20...

Westfall’s successor, Charlie Dooley, pledges to do ‘very best’ he can

November 11, 2003

Originally Published: 11/11/2003 By Alyson E. Raletz Staff Reporter The County Council last week attempted to fill the shoes of the late County Executive George R. "Buzz" Westfall and unanimously...

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