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Clarify Public Record Laws

Legislative bodies within the State of Missouri shall
update public record laws, such that the relationship
between public access and privacy of individuals is
clarified. Policies and practices should at a minimum
increase transparency and accessibility, provide access to
information (e.g. crime statistics, characteristics of use
of force incidents, current calls for service, department
organizational information), allow for public posting of
policy and procedures, and enable access and usage for
persons with special needs or disabilities.
Adapted from Recommendation 2.3 of Presidential Task
Force on 21st Century Policing report

Accountable Bodies: Missouri Legislature Missouri Governor 

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FTF Co-Chairs and Community Partners Call for Swift Policy Action

Residents Call for Policy Change, Regional Leaders Must Rise to the Challenge Forward Through Ferguson co-chairs, Rebeccah Bennett and Zachary Boyers, and 30 community partners call on policy and decision makers to deliver swift action on Ferguson Commission Calls to Action.  Read the full statement on Medium, or download a pdf here. “Unfortunately, we’ve been…

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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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