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Eliminate Punitive Impounding of Vehicles


In the event of arrest, municipal courts shall allow owners
of legally-compliant vehicles a reasonable number of
hours to have their vehicle moved by a licensed and
capable driver in lieu of impounding the vehicle as a
punitive measure. Penalties associated with immediate
impoundment are disproportionately burdensome on
poor and impoverished residents and are not essential to
municipalities’ public safety or justice interest.

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Opportunity for a New Approach to Public Safety in St. Louis

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….

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