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Some St. Louis police officers tied to offensive Facebook posts now working desk jobs, Krewson says

Jun 08, 2019 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

ST. LOUIS  -  Mayor Lyda Krewson announced Friday that several city police officers who posted "inappropriate and disturbing" Facebook messages were put on administrative duty earlier this week amid an internal affairs investigation.

"That means that they are not on the street," the mayor said in a telephone interview. "It's a matter of not interacting with residents and businesses on the street."

Krewson said the officers reassigned to inside work for now were tied to "the most eg...