- St. Louis County police board stands firm on closing disciplinary appeal hearing
- Hearing postponed on appeal of fired St. Louis County police commander accused of racial profiling
- Fired St. Louis County police commander wants open appeal hearing on racial profiling claims
- FAIR: Efforts underway in St. Louis County to avoid racially biased policing
- Racial profiling study begins at St. Louis County Police Department
- NAACP files civil rights complaint against St. Louis County police
- St. Louis County Police continue operations though oversight board can't vote
- Whistleblower in St. Louis County police racial profiling probe alleges retaliation
Former veteran St. Louis County Police Lt. Patrick “Rick” Hayes was denied his request for an open police board trial on his appeal to get his job back and that was the right decision.Agreeing with a decision to close a meeting is an unusual position for journalists to take, but the request …
The bill awaiting the governor's signature reduces what St. Louis County municipalities can raise in traffic fines and requires cities to meet minimum standards, such as having an accredited police department.
Proceeding should be transparent, as others have been, the attorney for Patrick 'Rick' Hayes argued.
The police board is refusing, in what appears to be an unprecedented move.
Officers don't have to say why they are quitting, but officials say about half who have left since 2010 have cited pay.
The sponsor of a Senate measure says he wants no more than 10 percent of a city's revenue to come from traffic tickets.
Process is different from Justice Department investigation in Ferguson.
Revenue from traffic fines goes to police programs, state victims' funds.
Discussion with federal officials largely expected to signal announcement of findings of civil rights probe within days.
Using police officers as revenue generators has reversed years of community policing.
A lesson too late for the learning in Ferguson.
Nixon later used his website to clarify a remark about "vigorous prosecution."
County residents used to look at the city and shake their heads at the political shenanigans. Now it's often the other way around. Right now the county needs competent management. Steve Stenger offers that.
Why would St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley withhold an FBI report into a former senior government employee bilking county taxpayers of $3.4 million? This one is really a head-scratcher.
St. Louis County Police Chief says Dooley's office made legitimate requests to vet appointees, but detective behaved improperly by using REJIS system.
St. Louis judges this fall voted to expedite handling of gun cases, but rejected proposal for deeper changes
New chief was one of three lieutenant colonels considered for the spot.
Outgoing Chief Tim Fitch (left) congratulates Jon Belmar, the newly selected St. Louis County police chief, on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at the County Council Chambers in Clayton. In the background are former Chiefs Jerry Lee and Ron Batelle as well as former police superintendent Gil Kleinknec…
Spokeswoman says St. Louis County executive did not request such criminal checks by the officers.
Problems follow political controversy about work done by company owned by the then-chairman of the county police board.