At a Wednesday night meeting held at St. Louis City Hall, a verbal exchange between the head of the St. Louis Police Officers Association Jeff Roorda and St. Louis Alderman Terry Kennedy went from 0 to 100 when Roorda heckled Kennedy by shouting from the back of the room, screaming, “How about some order here?” Roorda then pushed and shoved his way towards the front to get to Kennedy, upsetting everyone by his behavior and incited complete chaos in the court room.
The vibe of the meeting was relatively calm, according to reports, but it went left when Roorda (rocking a “I Am Darren Wilson” wristband) yelled at Kennedy because a cop had been interrupted by another attendee. Kennedy responded to Roorda asking for order by saying, “You do not tell me my function,” and from there, Roorda started charging towards the front. In trying to do so, he shoved a woman, Catchet Currie, who was just trying to get from her seat and leave. Currie said, “Roorda just jumped out into the aisle, pushed me over, and tried to get to Kennedy. I’m like ‘wait a minute, don’t push me.’ Then he …read more
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