St. Louis Metro News

Jail Oversight Board Is Now Split on Controversial Warden

Some are choosing to work with Jennifer Clemons-Abdullah. Others continue to call for resignation

By Ryan Krull

The civilian board tasked with overseeing operations at St. Louis’ City Justice Center has split into two divergent groups following Tuesday's 50-minute meeting between three board members and Corrections Commissioner Jennifer Clemons-Abdullah. The meeting that took place on the fifth floor of the jail itself, access that members of the board have sought for months. Some members see the meeting as a leap in the right direction...

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