Police News

Page backtracks on Belmar; appoints new police board members

Pictured above: The St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners meets Oct. 29 before going into closed session. Photo by Erin Achenbach. 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 to call for the end

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

Pictured above: The St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners meets Tuesday before going into closed session, with Chief Jon Belmar to the left. Photo by Erin Achenbach. 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

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Bernard students serve up a feast for first responders on 9/11

Bernard Middle School students honored South County Precinct officers, firefighters and military members with their “Patriot Day” first responders’ barbecue, an annual commemoration of the 9/11 attacks on Sept. 11. “It was a wonderful way to say thank you to the people who keep us safe. #neverforget,” the school wrote on its Facebook page. Among

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Wesley Bell still hasn’t responded to requests to reopen Ferguson investigation

Pictured above: The Michael Brown Chosen for Change Foundation posted this photo of Michael Brown Sr. and his youngest daughter Mikelle taken before the press conference on Facebook.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A month after Michael Brown Sr.’s call for St. Louis County prosecutors to reopen the investigation into his son’s death in Ferguson

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St. Louis County celebrates Pride Month like never before

Pictured above: Rainbow flags lined the walkway between the county Government Center in Clayton and the courthouse in June. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County emphasized gay pride much more than it ever has before for Pride Month in June, lining the Government Center with rainbow flags and

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