State Rep, Others Demand St. Louis County Launch Independent Probe Of Police Tactics At Galleria

State rep, others demand St. Louis County launch independent probe of police tactics at Galleria

State rep, others demand St. Louis County launch independent probe of police tactics at Galleria

CLAYTON • Protesters packed into a St. Louis County Council meeting Tuesday night to demand an independent investigation into police actions on Saturday at the St. Louis Galleria, where 22 demonstrators were arrested in what critics allege was a “police riot.”

The arrests at the popular mall in Richmond Heights came during what organizers maintain was a peaceful demonstration in response to the acquittal of a white St. Louis police officer in the shooting death of a black suspect.

Protesters are bound after being arrested at the St. Louis Galleria mall in Richmond Heights, after several hundred people demonstrated in protest over …

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