Mayor Slay meets with Ferguson protesters

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A Group of demonstrators met with St. Louis Mayor, Frances Slay to voice their demands for action.

The group called “Young Activists United” staged a sit-in at City Hall on Monday called for Thurday’s meeting. Mayor Slay says the tone was respectful.

The civilian review board the group asked for is already being worked on. As are body cameras for police. the mayor explained to them how democracy works and many of their demands require many levels of government. Slay’s chief of staff told us the Mayor listened and urged the many different groups of protesters to come together with a unified agenda.

The Mayor said an independent prosecutor involves many layers of government. No future meetings are planned.

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