St. Louis County Justice Center names new acting director


CLAYTON, Mo. – The St. Louis County Justice Center has named a new acting director. Douglas Burris will take charge of the troubled jail on September 28th. He’s the former chief probation officer for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Burris will take over for Raul Banasco who resigned as director last month amid allegations that he created a toxic work environment. He will be the fifth official to lead the jail in 18 months.

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