http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis Police department avoids layoffs http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-police-department-avoids-layoffs <p>After some budget restructuring by chief <a href="http://www.slmpd.org/chief_of_police.html">Dan Isom</a>, the St. Louis Police Department will not have to lay off any police officers, the City of St. Louis announced today via a press release from the mayor&#39;s office.</p><p>Previously, it was reported that <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-march-1-2011">the Police Retirement System will saddle increasing costs</a>, with layoffs as a feared consequence if budget restructuring did not happen.</p> Tue, 15 Mar 2011 17:29:16 +0000 Kelsey Proud 724 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Police department avoids layoffs