ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards took questions from the media Tuesday afternoon.

Most questions were related to the recent shooting death of St. Louis police officer Katlyn Alix.

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Edwards said they want to be transparent and hold everybody accountable in the incident.

‘There is not a social pattern of dysfunctionality in the St. Louis Police Department – most of them do their job well,’ Edwards said.

In response to Kim Gardner’s letter, Edwards said he will sit down with her.

When 5 On Your Side asked Edwards about drugs and alcohol being involved in the incident he said it’s a ‘bad assumption.’

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