State Representative Jamilah Nasheed has invited city residents to attend a citywide community forum to discuss the issue of control of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. The forum will be held on Thursday, March 18, in the City Hall rotunda, 1200 Market Street. It will begin at 6 pm.
The format of the event is a panel discussion, followed by questions and answers.
Rep. Nasheed is the sponsor of HB 1601, which would the City of St. Louis to control its own police department. State Senator Joe Keaveny is sponsoring a similar bill in the General Assembly's other body.