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Independent review of St. Louis police procedures planned

Jul. 1, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Police Department will undergo an independent, outside review of its operations in an effort to improve community policing, protect civil rights and reduce violent crime, city officials said Wednesday. The review was announced by Mayor Lyda Krewson, Public Safety Director...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson sits during an NCAA college basketball game between Saint Louis and Seton Hall in St. Louis. Krewson was elected on a pledge to address the violence that ravages her city. Amid that backdrop, it’s not surprising that calls to defund police don’t sit well with her. Yet Krewson’s decision to publicly reveal the names and addresses of anti-police protesters has put her among the big city mayors facing closer scrutiny in the racially charged weeks after George Floyd’s death. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

St. Louis mayor blasted for revealing identity of protesters

Jun. 30, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson knows the trauma of violence — she and her children were present when her first husband was shot to death 25 years ago during an attempted carjacking. She was elected on a pledge to curb violence in her city. Amid that backdrop, it’s not...