After the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, two small groups of West St. Paul residents protested peacefully, waving Black Lives Matter signs and flags.
We ask the candidates about policing: Police departments are facing increased scrutiny in the aftermath of the George Floyd case. The West St. Paul City Council is already reviewing the Use of Force policy. What needs to change here in West St. Paul?
The first in-person West St. Paul City Council meeting in three months included discussion of policing and proposed apartments at the former K-mart site.
Issues and questions about policing in West St. Paul from the recent Public Safety Committee, including use of force, banned holds, hiring, and more.
After more than three months of virtual meetings due to the pandemic, the West St. Paul City Council will be meeting in person again. There’s a lot on the work session schedule, including the proposed housing project at the former K-mart site.