Staff ed: Proposition P is well-intentioned, but not what St. Louis needs

The Student Life editorial board believes what the St. Louis Police Department needs is a permanent fix, through the dismissal of unethical, criminal officers and higher accountability for and retraining of current officers, rather than just a funding increase every decade.

State Sen. Jeff Smith resigns, pleads guilty to federal charges

Jeff Smith, a Missouri state senator who frequently taught at Washington University, resigned his Senate seat and pled guilty in federal court on Tuesday to two counts of conspiracy to obstruct justice, after weeks of speculation about a federal investigation into Smith and others who worked on his 2004 congressional campaign.

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