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Committees may oversee St. Louis troubled jails

The city of St. Louis might turn over some oversight of its city jails to two independent committees. The Public Safety Committee of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen voted Thursday to recommend that the full board approve the establishment ...

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‘Alarming’ abuse in city jails alleged at hearing

Representatives of the American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri called for an independent investigation into allegations of human rights violations in jails in the city of St. Louis. The ACLU issued a report detailing its findings of abuse in the St. Louis Justice Center, pictured, and the Medium Security Institution in March. Charles Bryson, the city's director of Public Safety, said Wednesday afternoon that he supports an investigation by the U.S. Justice Department.

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Former fire chief sues St. Louis, alleges racial discrimination

Former St. Louis Fire Chief Sherman George is suing the city of St. Louis for racial discrimination. The lawsuit alleges Mayor Francis Slay and Charles Bryson, the director of the St. Louis Department of Public Safety, were motivated by race ...

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