East St. Louis to lay off police, fire fighters - KMOV.com

East St. Louis to lay off police, fire fighters

(KMOV) – East St. Louis police will be laying off 19 police officers and 11 firefighters.

Mayor Alvin Parks said the they are among 37 city employees being terminated. The employees were notified two weeks ago.

The layoffs will take effect on Sunday, August 1.

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