The Soulard Special Business District (SBD) held its annual Neighborhood Safety Forum on Monday, May 10. The meeting took place via zoom webinar and featured presentations by SBD Board members, SLMPD Third District Chief Joseph Morici, Major Ryan Cousins and Sergeant Tom Kitchell on behalf of The City’s Finest, and Andrea Maddox-Dallas from Soulard Restoration Group’s Safety Committee.
The June meeting for the SSBD Board of Commissioners will be held in-person at Soulard Station (1911 S 12th St, St. Louis, MO 63104). The meeting will be held at the normally scheduled monthly time, June 14th, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and the board enthusiastically encourages community involvement. Call to order and roll call Review and approval of previous ... Read More
The SSBD is planning its annual neighborhood security forum on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 6:30pm. The forum will take place via Zoom Webinar. As part of our community outreach effort, the Soulard Special Business District conducts security forums in order to update residents of the District about activities (past and future), budgets, tax rate changes, crime statistics and other news and special programs in ... Read More
The April meeting for the SSBD Board of Commissioners will be held remotely, via Zoom (details below), due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19. The meeting will be held at the normally scheduled monthly time, April 12th, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and the board enthusiastically encourages community involvement. Call to order and roll call Review and approval of previous ... Read More
The following is a crime and safety PSA from the Soulard Special Business District, in partnership with St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. Catalytic converter thefts are on the rise. If you experience a theft of any kind, please report it to the police. Reporting crime accurately is important, and it influences the patrols assigned to our Soulard neighborhood. Call (314) 231-1212 for any non-emergency reporting ... Read More
Approved by voters as a “special taxing district” in 1994, the primary purpose of the Soulard Special Business District is to provide enhanced security inside the district boundaries. This includes private security patrols (off-duty City of St. Louis Police officers), security products to residents (e.g., car clubs, energy-efficient lightbulbs, etc.), crime/safety education and other safety-related services to residents living within the boundaries of the SSBD.
Soulard Special Business District Board
An important component of the Soulard Special Business District is the seven person board. Each board member serves a four-year term and district guidelines require that the board be composed of four property owners, one property renter, one business/property owner and one business owner/property renter.
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Early this morning, #SLMPD 6th District Officers recovered this firearm and suspected narcotics during a car stop in the Near North Riverfront neighborhood. Further investigation revealed the driver, a 23 y/o Male, is a convicted felon. He was taken into custody w/o incident.
Today, I had the honor of signing a bill to officially make Juneteenth a federal holiday. With this important step, all Americans can feel the power of the day, learn from our history, celebrate our progress, and grapple with the distance we still have to travel.
1/ Thanks @johnyangtv and @NewsHour for opportunity to share. “Our conviction integrity unit, in my mind, is not only to correct wrongful convictions, it's actually to teach prosecutors, police, to be a training tool, to actually help us do a better job.”
Tonight on @NewsHour: The St. Louis prosecutor says #LamarJohnson is an innocent man. So why is he still in prison? Produced by @frankncarlson. Thanks to @stlcao, @StLouisCityCA, @The_MIP, @lindsayjrunnels. Attn: @NinePBS, @kansascitypbs, @KMOSTV, @OPTV
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St. Louis man gets 12 years in prison for fatal fentanyl overdose https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/st-louis-man-gets-12-years-in-prison-for-fatal-fentanyl-overdose/article_aedaab1e-679c-5fb7-b3ad-f67b8f8256db.html?utm_campaign=snd-autopilot&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter_
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Shooting scene closes Bellefontaine Road in north St. Louis County https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/shooting-scene-closes-bellefontaine-road-in-north-st-louis-county/article_e8496473-6204-5549-a824-b72b5f6e1ba1.html?utm_campaign=snd-autopilot&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter_
CANCELATION NOTICE: The April meeting (scheduled 4/13) for the SSBD Board of Commissioners has been canceled due to the threat of COVID-19. Please direct any questions to communications@Soulard-sbd.org. Thanks and stay well!
"Nothing promotes safety like involvement of people who live in the neighborhood" - an excerpt from the @stlsoulard Renaissance article highlighting the SSBD. Board of Commissioners will meet Monday night