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St. Louis Police Redact Key Portions of Incident Reports

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· Story link St. Louis police recently advised the Riverfront Times that the copies of incident reports they had requested…

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St. Louis police recently advised the Riverfront Times that the copies of incident reports they had requested would come heavily redacted, without victim and witness names or any description of the offense. When asked why the change in policy, police blamed their ongoing feud with the St. Louis Post Dispatch over records that paper sought. The department has a long history of withholding access to records and lost a suit in 2001 on internal affairs documents. (5/5/05)