St Louis Police Threaten to Quit or Slowdown If Civilian Oversight Passes

By Cassandra Rules
St. Louis, MO– A bill to create a seven-member civilian oversight board for the St. Louis Police Department is looking like a sure bet to pass next month. The majority of the Board of Aldermen and even Mayor Francis are attaching their names to it.
As the bill was being discussed on Thursday, Jeff Roorda, a spokesperson for the St. Louis Police Officer’s Association, assaulted a woman while wearing an “I Am Darren Wilson” bracelet. His violent outburst may have stolen the headlines for the day, but there was also some glorious news to come from the union rep.
Roorda announced …read more