Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson
Many told Stenger that he has until noon on Wednesday to denounce County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, who endorsed Stenger’s bid for County Executive in the primary.
A crowd of about 100 protestors gathered outside St. Louis city hall today, calling for a civilian review board of police after what they say was an overly aggressive response to demonstrations in Ferguson.
More than a dozen civil and human rights groups are appealing for openness in the investigation of the police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
In a press conference on Friday afternoon, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said the officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown last weekend might not have been aware of the robbery.
Benjamin Crump, says Brown’s parents are “incensed” by what he calls “the old game of smoke and mirrors.”
Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson began a 3 p.m. news conference Wednesday by saying there were no updates on the Michael Brown case, but he was then peppered with questions from reporters.
Ferguson’s Police Chief is saying more about the officer involved in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a recent high school graduate about to start college, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. Brown was unarmed.
Police say this is due to death threats called into the police department and posted on social media.
Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson was shaking hands with protestors, trying to ease tensions after one of his officers shot and killed an unarmed black man over the weekend.