“He says a company offered to give the cameras to the city on a trial basis and pick up all the cost. Reed called the deal a $4 to $5 million-dollar value.
He says the final contract never got executed and the city ended up missing out on the deal. Reed says the ball got dropped somewhere between the Mayor’s Office and the Comptroller’s Office.”
See, it’s not about money. They’re all engaged in old ways of thinking, identity, respectability & plantation politics… The result? A stalemate, nothing gets done… this is the latest example. The problems get worse and the community suffers.
They don’t want change.
City officials blame each other over St. Louis police officers not having body cameras
ST. LOUIS – You Paid For It digs into the controversy over buying body cameras for the St. Louis police department. It’ s a deal that could cost taxpayers $4 million a year but a top St. Louis official says this is a must. He is accusing other elected officials of dragging their feet. Board Presid…