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Ferguson Names Miami Police Dept.
Official as City’s New Police Chief
Following a three month nationwide search, Major Delrish L. Moss of the Miami, Florida Police Department, has been named the new Police Chief for the Ferguson, Mo. Police Department. The announcement was made March 31 Moss, currently supervises the Miami Police Department’s Public Information/Community Relations sections.
As part of the organization’s 39th Annual Leadership Breakfast celebration, North County Incorporated (NCI) will honor several area leaders for making a significant positive impact in North County. The event will be held Friday, May 13, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Marriott St. Louis Airport, 10700 Pear Tree Lane. More than 600 business, civic and community leaders will gather to honor this year’s award recipients.
Ferguson and Justice Dept Finalize
Agreement Resolving Lawsuit
On March 17 the Justice Department and the city of Ferguson jointly filed an agreement resolving the United States’ pending lawsuit against Ferguson. The court-enforceable decree, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, aims to remedy the unconstitutional law enforcement conduct that the Justice Department found during its civil pattern-or-practice investigation into the Ferguson Police Department (FPD) and the Ferguson Municipal Court. The department’s findings were released in a public report issued March 4, 2015.
Volunteers needed for annual cleanup of rivers and creeks
Great Rivers Greenway, the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District and Missouri American Water are sponsoring the 8th annual Confluence Trash Bash on Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Area residents are invited to join cleanup efforts, helping to improve the condition of the waterways. To date, volunteers have removed more than 5,400 tires and about 100 tons of trash from area streams and rivers.
Thursday, March 17
Blood Pressure Clinic at St. Catherine Retirement Community, 3350 St. Catherine St., at 10:15 a.m. RSVP to 314-838-3877.
Flower Valley Quilting Guild meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 123 Carson Road, Ferguson.
Residents in the Florissant area can learn about their risk for heart disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. John Knox Presbyterian Church, 13200 New Halls Ferry, will host this community event on April 6.« Previous Entries Next Entries »