Jerry Lee http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Former St. Louis County police chief Lee named Mo. public safety director http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-st-louis-county-police-chief-lee-named-mo-public-safety-director <p>Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon has announced that the former police chief of St. Louis County, Jerry Lee, has been named as the new state public safety director.</p><p>Lee will replace former director John Britt, who <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/newsroom/2011/Gov_Nixon_announces_DPS_Director_John_Britt_stepping_down">left the position last Thursday</a>.</p><p>The appointment of Lee now leaves a vacancy on the <a href="http://www.slmpd.org/board.html">St. Louis City Board of Police Commissioners</a> to be filled by gubernatorial appointment &quot;in due time,&quot; Nixon spokesman Scott Holste said.</p><p> Tue, 18 Oct 2011 21:03:17 +0000 Kelsey Proud 2271 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former St. Louis County police chief Lee named Mo. public safety director