Judge Says St. Louis County Prosecutors Can Be In City Police Union

LAYTON — A police union can represent prosecutors and investigators in St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell’s office, a judge ruled Thursday.

Bell, who was not named as a defendant in the lawsuit, had expressed concern that having them represented by the St. Louis Police Officers Association “presents an inherent conflict of interest” because they sometimes work with police officers who are also represented by the union.

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