Comptroller Green statement on Feb. 6 disturbance at the City Justice Center

Comptroller Darlene Green calls for an investigation into what led to the disturbance and an immediate course of action to improve security at CJC.

February 6, 2021 | 2 min reading time

(ST. LOUIS—February 6, 2021) Comptroller Darlene Green issued the following statement today regarding the protest at the St. Louis City Justice Center (CJC):

Saturday’s protest at the City Justice Center was shocking. I call for a full and thorough investigation into what led to the disturbance; and an immediate course of action to improve security at CJC.

Something is terribly wrong when we have multiple incidents in just a few weeks. Additionally, we owe all people held in custody humane treatment and proper protective equipment in this pandemic environment.


Comptroller Darlene Green is the chief fiscal officer of the City of St. Louis and is charged with safeguarding the city’s credit rating and with protecting taxpayer dollars. She is the recipient of the 2019 Women in Public Finance Lifetime Achievement award. Visit www.stlouis-mo.gov/comptroller to learn more about the Office of the Comptroller.

  • Contact Information:
    Tyson Pruitt
    Public Information Officer to the Comptroller
    Office Phone: (314) 613-7360
  • Department:
    Office of the Comptroller
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