Police shooting protests return to St. Louis

2 years 11 months 1 week ago Wednesday, October 15 2014 Oct 15, 2014 Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:45:00 AM CDT October 15, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police shooting protesters plan to return to St. Louis City Hall Wednesday to renew their demands for immediate change and a meeting with Mayor Francis Slay.

A group of 100 demonstrators marched to City Hall Monday as part of a broader series of protests connected to the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer in north St. Louis County. A protest leader gave Slay's chief of staff a list of four demands and a 48-hour deadline to respond. The mayor was not in the building at the time.

The demands include body cameras for all city officers, a civilian review board for police and mandatory independent investigations whenever police kill someone. City officials say the requested changes are already in place or in the works.

 

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