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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...

County Charter Commission kicks off with resignation and Better Together debate

The 2019 St. Louis County Charter Commission convenes for its first meeting Feb. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

February 25, 2019

The 2019 St. Louis County Charter Commission convenes for its first meeting Feb. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Charter Commission held its first meeting last week, but a member resigned days later after it emerg...

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