St. Louis Community College will consider disbanding police force

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Among the many things the board of St. Louis Community College will review in the aftermath of a bungled campus police investigation is whether its campus police should exist at all.

In a scathing report commissioned by the college’s trustees and released last week, investigators recommended that the board “investigate the possibility of having local municipal law enforcement cover the campus as opposed to having its own police force.”

“It’s an interesting question,” said Chairman Craig Larson in an interview Friday. “That’s part of the next step in figuring out how to implement these recommendations.”

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