Adjunct journalism professor Carl Kenney: “The real emphasis of this project (is) to create opportunities for those who need it.”
Matthes believes Missouri’s history as a slave state might be part of the problem.
Women are underrepresented in city of Columbia leadership positions, and they are paid proportionately less. The issue isn’t clear cut, though — and city leadership is working to bridge the gender gap.
The board wants to see a breakdown about how many complaints have been filed.
Budget constraints did not allow CPD to have all its requests filled.
The upcoming fiscal year will focus on balancing the budget to prevent deficit spending.
Analytics show the highest concentration of incidents involving the police occurred between Fifth and Hitt streets from Ash to Locust streets.
Mike Matthes replaces retiring city manager Bill Watkins.