St. Louis County Police Tout Success Of Partnership With City Pushed By Consulting Firm

March 16, 2021

By Rachel Lippmann

From the article: "...County Police Chief Mary Barton said the department will take the recommendations in the Teneo report, as well as one released Tuesday by the Center for Policing Equity, and roll them into the department’s strategic plan, which was developed in 2018.

“We saw overarching themes in a lot of the reports and audits we had done, specifically on diversity and equity among our employees, consistent minority hiring and increasing community engagement,” she said.

Also on Tuesday, the board voted unanimously for a second professional services contract with Teneo, the cost of which will be covered by the Regional Business Council. Details about the contract, including what services Teneo would be providing, were not immediately available..."

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