St. Louis City Board of Police Commissioners http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis County Police Comission Nominee Removes Himself From Consideration http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-police-comission-nominee-removes-himself-consideration <p>A Florissant pastor nominated to the St. Louis County Police Commission has withdrawn his name from consideration.</p><p>The St. Louis Post-Dispatch <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/st-louis-county-police-commission-selection-withdraws-nomination/article_32eac8a2-0a48-516c-96ed-7e5ef84d2598.html?utm_medium=twitter&amp;utm_source=twitterfeed">reports</a> that the Rev. Freddy Clark told County Executive Charlie Dooley Friday morning that he is no longer interested.&nbsp; Clark is the founder of the <a href="http://www.shalomccop.org/">Shalom Church</a> in Florissant.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 22:11:19 +0000 The Associated Press 29713 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis County Police Comission Nominee Removes Himself From Consideration Slay ties firefighter pension reform to police cuts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/slay-ties-firefighter-pension-reform-police-cuts <p>St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says cutting the fire department&rsquo;s pension costs will enable the city to take 30 police jobs off the chopping block.</p><p>The Board of Police Commissioners voted Monday to hold onto 30 of the 80 police positions this year&rsquo;s budget eliminates through attrition, but only if a pension reform bill is passed by the Board of Alderman.</p><p>Slay says the bill, which requires firefighters to pay more into the system and prevents full retirement benefits until age 55, would save the city more than $8 million.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 23:17:28 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3885 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Slay ties firefighter pension reform to police cuts Police Board votes to end furloughs for civilian employees http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/police-board-votes-end-furloughs-civilian-employees <p>More good news today for a different set of city of St. Louis employees.</p><p>The St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners voted this afternoon to end the planned furloughs for the department&#39;s 557 civilian employees. The employees will also be reimbursed for the days they&#39;ve already taken.</p><p>A department spokeswoman says rank-and-file employees were expected to take five unpaid days off, with management taking 10 days.</p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 21:27:01 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Kelsey Proud 2326 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Police Board votes to end furloughs for civilian employees 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