(KPLR) - There are a lot of exciting things happening in St. Louis. Ikea has announced it is opening a store at Vandevander and Forest Park Parkway. Ballpark Village is scheduled to open next year in time for the Cardinals' new baseball season. Boeing is considering the Gateway City as the place to build its 777X airplane.
In the midst of all of the good news, there is some not so good news. St. Louis is still dealing with a negative image problem that just won't go away.
The perception is that St. Louis is a dangerous city.
Tonight on The Pulse Of St. Louis we'll talk about crime and perception with St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson and get a true sense of reality.
St. Louis City Crime Perception
What is the St. Louis Police Department Is Doing To Fight Crime
What St. Louis City Is Doing To Improve Its Image
Viewer Email On St. Louis’s Image Problem
Final Thoughts On St. Louis’s Image Problem