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Tim Fitch

Cities face tough choices if bill limiting ticket revenue becomes law

Cities face tough choices if bill limiting ticket revenue becomes law

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.

May 12, 2015 11:00 pm Photos

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St. Louis County police losing officers at increasing rate

St. Louis County police losing officers at increasing rate

Officers don't have to say why they are quitting, but officials say about half who have left since 2010 have cited pay. 

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St. Ann puts money from speeders to good use

St. Ann puts money from speeders to good use

Revenue from traffic fines goes to police programs, state victims' funds.

March 12, 2015 12:00 am Related
McClellan: Opinions fill information vacuum

McClellan: Opinions fill information vacuum

A lesson too late for the learning in Ferguson.

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Editorial: In Democratic primary, Steve Stenger for St. Louis County executive

Editorial: In Democratic primary, Steve Stenger for St. Louis County executive

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.

July 25, 2014 4:14 pm Photos

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St. Louis County Police detective disciplined for running improper background checks

St. Louis County Police Chief says Dooley's office made legitimate requests to vet appointees, but detective behaved improperly by using REJIS system.

April 04, 2014 11:00 pm Related Loading…
Jon Belmar named St. Louis County police chief

Jon Belmar named St. Louis County police chief

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…

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