Governor Parson Sending State Troopers To Help Fight Violent Crime In St. Louis

Missouri Governor Mike Parson will be sending highway patrol troopers and other state workers to St. Louis in order to fight the surge of violent crime.

The announcement was made yesterday (Thursday) as part of an action plan that will go into effect on October 1st, after recent killings of more than a dozen children in the St. Louis area this year.

The cost will is an estimated 4 million dollars.

The plan does not include any change in gun laws, that many Democrats have called for including St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson.

Parson said it is up to the Missouri Legislature to change gun laws however restated his staunch support for citizens’ gun rights.