CLAYTON, Mo. -- St. Louis County’s top law enforcement officer says his records are being searched by political opponents who are trying to discredit him.
KMOX Radio reports that Police Chief Tim Fitch made the allegations in a blog post Monday night. He says his records are being searched after he contacted the FBI over concerns about construction contracts for a new crime lab.
County Police Association president Gabe Crocker has warned that County Executive Charlie Dooley’s nominees for the police board are part of an effort to oust Fitch, just as former chief Jerry Lee was forced to resign five years earlier. Fitch echoed those concerns in his blog post.
Fitch says consultants hired by his political opponents are searching his travel records and expenses.