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Congressman Lacy Clay

Representing the 1st District of Missouri

Clay Applauds Justice Department Decision to Review Police Actions Against Stockley Verdict Protesters

November 20, 2017
Press Release

STATEMENT BY CONGRESSMAN  WM. LACY CLAY (D) MISSOURI

REGARDING JUSTICE DEPARTMENT DECISION TO HONOR HIS REQUEST

FOR A CIVIL RIGHTS INVESTIGATION INTO LOCAL POLICE ACTIONS

AGAINST PROTESTERS OF RECENT JASON STOCKLEY VERDICT

 

-ST. LOUIS, MO

Note:  The following, in its entirety, is all first-person from Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri.

"I am very gratified that U.S. Attorney Jensen and the Department of Justice have responded so quickly to my request for a civil rights investigation regarding the allegedly unconstitutional ‎actions by police after the Stockley verdict.

The 1st Amendment is vital, because like our local police, it defends everyone. Both are essential to our country and our community.”

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