Eliminating the police residency requirement in St. Louis would be one of the most effective outcomes of the special session on violent crime, according to St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson.
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The special session convened on July 27 to address violent crime.
“As elected officials, we have a responsibility to fix this issue before it disenfranchises tens of thousands of Missouri voters.”
The Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST) Commission met to address concerns about chokeholds, implicit bias, and other topics from Missouri’s law enforcement community Wednesday.
Here’s a look at some of the best masks worn by the Missouri Legislature during special session.
As the House finished its approval of the extraordinary session crime bills, rumblings in the Capitol’s halls about a second special session to fund the witness protection bill have begun.
This session has been anything but “general” or “normal” as it comes in the midst of a global health crisis.
The Missouri House convened to greenlight the legislation driving the special session on violent crime following committee votes last week — with one exception.
"Instead of watching the old cycle of trauma, violence, and punishment continue, we are starting to look for ways to prevent crime before it occurs."
The Conservative Caucus is continuing to move toward a focus on fundamental Republican ideals, state Sen. Bill Eigel said.
Although just two letters, a PQ carries a lot of weight. A common tactic in the House, it's a rare move in the Senate.