Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Four more cameras will be added to the system already in place in the Delmar Loop.
The University City City Council Monday approved the purchase of four additional security cameras for the system in the Delmar Loop. The project came in under budget at about $35,000, according to KMOX, when it was projected to be closer to $40,000. Mayor Shelley Welsch abstained from the vote. The new cameras are to be added to one already in operation on the city's multi-level Loop parking garage. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch quotes a memo from U City Police Chief Charles Adams, saying the cameras will provide enhanced electronic surveillance of street-level activity along Delmar Boulevard. "The two cameras would record movements − east and west Delmar, respectively − on a continual basis," Adams wrote, according to the Post. The cameras…
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Cameras are placed around the Loop area.
The surveillance camera system for the Delmar Loop is now operational. Blueberry Hill owner Joe Edwards told Loop Special Business District members Tuesday that cameras were up and the resolution was good. "They can zoom in enough to read a license plate," he said when discussing the zoom capability of the cameras. The cameras are attached to buildings and provide University City Police with a view of the street and public parking lots. While the cameras had been in the works for years, business owners really pushed for them after a particularly disruptive weekend last April in the Loop, which involved hundreds of unruly young people. Under the original budget several cameras were placed around the area. University City's Director of …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The move follows a conservative activist saying, “We have to kill the Claire Bear," at a Tea Party Express event.
Comments made during a Tea Party Express Event last Thursday against Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) triggered U.S. Capitol Police to contact the Kirkwood Police Department to help increase security for the senator, Politico reports. According to POLITICO, local police have been asked to step up patrols near McCaskill's home in Kirkwood after Scott Boston, a conservative activist, made a statement during the event in which he said, "We have to kill the Claire Bear..." Read more at POLITICO.com, including responses from Todd Akin, John Brunner and Sarah Steelman, who are vying for the GOP senatorial nomination. The Tea Party Express has endorsed Steelman. St. Louis Post-Dispatch Washington Bureau Chief Bill Bill Lambrecht tweeted Wednesday …
Friday, February 10, 2012
On the floor of the Missouri Senate.
University City Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal debated security measures for the Missouri Capitol this week. The issue was brought up after several legislators' offices were targeted during the State of the Union address. For more on what happened this week in Jefferson City listen to Sen. Chappelle-Nadal's podcast by clicking here.
Sunday, February 13, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Tuesday.
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