Tag: crime

Auditor compares state performance benchmarks to other states

Auditor Nicole Galloway issues report on state performance in key areas such as health, education   Today, the state Auditor’s Office released a report examining the state’s performance in key areas such as the economy, education, and health. The report provides a snapshot of Missouri’s statistics and rankings compared to […]

New report shows decrease in nationwide crime, increase in Missouri incarceration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new analysis by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows a nationwide decline in crime and the rate of imprisonment. Over the five-year period of 2010-2015, figures released by the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics show the nation’s imprisonment rate fell 8.4 percent. The […]

Rep.-elect Schroer looks to take on crime in first session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Members of the state government are taking a stand this year in an effort to protect the law enforcement officers and first responders of Missouri. Rep.-elect Nick Schroer, R-O’Fallon, is one such legislator. The new representative’s first four bills pre-filed all center around the issues of […]

Auditor report studies Missouri in comparison to the country

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Auditor Nicole Galloway released a report Monday morning detailing Missouri’s performance compared to other states in six key areas: economy, education, civic involvement, health, crime and transportation. Data for the report was collected by the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs’ Institute of Public […]

Brunner jabs Koster over St. Louis crime

ST. LOUIS – Tuesday, businessman and Republican gubernatorial candidate John Brunner has attacked Missouri’s top law enforcement official in the state, Attorney General Chris Koster, for St. Louis’ continued position as the nation’s top havens for violent crime. Citing numbers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation which found rates of murder, […]

Part One: 10 of the Most Fascinating People of 2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay No politician moved the needle more in 2015 than St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. After leading on the issue of equality in marriage last year, Slay led on a host of public policy issues this year. He was at the front of the ban the […]