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Local Control 2.0

Date: August 22, 2011
By: Andrew Weil
State Capitol Bureau

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St. Louis Police may not need to wait until 2012 before they get another crack at local control.
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Wrap: Jeff Roorda, Business Manager for the St. Louis Police Association said his organization believes local police control will be part of next month's legislative special session.

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Description: "We have near perfect consensus on this issue and we believe that it will advance smoothly through the legislature during a special session."

Roorda also said his office has been in constant communication with Governor Nixon's office throughout the summer.

A spokesman for Governor Nixon said the special session agenda will be announced in the near future.

Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Andrew Weil.

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While the agenda for next month's legislative special session has yet to be announced, the St. Louis Police Association said they think local control will be discussed.
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Description: "We have no reason to believe that it won't be."

That was Jeff Roorda, Business Manager for the St. Louis Police Association.

He discussed with us the possibility of local police control being part of the upcoming special session.

Roorda said his office and the Missouri Fraternal Order of Police have been in constant communication with Governor Nixon's office throughout the summer.

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Description: "You know, sharing where we are on the compromise and encouraging them that this is a win-win situation for everyone involved."

A spokesperson for the Governor said the special session agenda will be announced in the near future.

Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Andrew Weil.


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