Gov. Parson discusses violent crime in Mo. during Cape Girardeau Co. stop

Gov. Parson talked violent crime in Mo. during his Cape Girardeau Co. visit

JACKSON, Mo. (KFVS) - Governor Mike Parson made a stop in Cape Girardeau County on Thursday, July 23.

RAW VIDEO: Gov. Parson discusses violent crime in Mo. in Cape Girardeau Co.

He met with Cape Girardeau leaders and law enforcement at 12: 25 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cape Girardeau County Courthouse in Jackson to discuss violent crime.

This was a change of venue on Thursday morning. He was originally going to be at Fire Station #3 on N. Sprigg St. in Cape Girardeau.

Missouri Department of Public Safety Director Sandy Karsten joined Parson at the meeting.

The governor will also be making stops in Columbia and St. Louis on Thursday to hold the same discussions.

The visits are part of Parson’s statewide tour on addressing violent crime in Missouri and the upcoming special session, which begins Monday, July 27.

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