The crucial position of Executive Director for the St. Louis Civilian Oversight Board has been filled. CAPCR released the following statement:
“The Coalition Against Police Crimes and Repression is pleased to hear that an appointment has been made to fill the position of Executive Director of the Civilian Oversight Board. It seems to us that the training of COB members and the filling of staff positions is moving forward quickly but deliberately.
We do not know Ms. Barton but look forward to talking with her about COB protocols, further training, and ideas we have to keep the COB transparent, welcoming, and engaged with the community.”
You can read the city’s press release, giving Ms. Barton’s resume, here.