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Charter plan would create minimum police standards

The Sunset Hills Police Department drives in the SunCrest Fest parade in September 2018. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

December 10, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Minimum police standards are one step closer to being enshrined in the St. Louis County Charter after the county Charter Commission voted last week to advance the county’s first police requirements. The commission voted to move forward ...

Charter Commission is weighing minimum police standards for St. Louis County

North County Police Cooperative Assistant Chief Ron Martin speaks at a press conference in June. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

November 6, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Charter Commission is exploring the idea of adding minimum police standards to the county Charter, but representatives of the county’s 52 municipal forces oppose the idea. Codifying minimum police standards into the Charter was fi...

Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer

Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer

June 25, 2019

The funeral for a North County police officer who died in the line of duty will be held Monday at the Cathedral Basilica, with burial to follow in an Affton cemetery. North County Police Cooperative officer and South County native Michael Langsdorf, 40, was shot to death Sunday while responding to a ca...

Police officer fatally shot in North County was from South County

North County Police Cooperative Assistant Chief Ron Martin speaks at a press conference in June. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

June 24, 2019

North County Police Cooperative Assistant Chief Ron Martin speaks at a press conference Monday, with county Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell pictured in the background. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com North County Police Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf, a South County nativ...

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