local control

For the last few years, I have written about the topic of local control as it pertains to the St. Louis City and Kansas City Police Departments, pushing back against state legislators who want to take control of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and expand their control over the Kansas City Police Department. However,...
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Date: February 8th, 2024 To: Representative Lane Roberts, Chair, and Members, House Crime Prevention & Public Safety From: Mallory Rusch, Executive Director, Empower Missouri RE: Our opposition to HB 1481 On behalf of the staff, board, and statewide Criminal Justice Coalition convened by Empower Missouri, I am here today to oppose the bills referenced above....
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