Determine Defendants’ Ability to Pay
To keep from assessing a fine or fee that a defendant
simply cannot afford, municipal courts shall determine
a defendant’s ability to pay at the defendant’s first court
An open letter to Mayor Lyda Krewson from Rebeccah Bennett and Zachary Boyers, Co-chairs of Forward Through Ferguson, on the public safety opportunity in front of our region. Click here to download a pdf of the open letter. Mayor Krewson, The retirement of Police Chief Sam Dotson represents a new day for public safety in St. Louis….