The man who was with Michael Brown when he was shot to death by a Ferguson police officer has been hired by the city of St. Louis through a training program.
With the blessing of the mayor, a plan to create a civilian review board to monitor complaints of police misconduct in St. Louis comes before the board of aldermen today.
Gov. Nixon, Charlie Dooley, Francis Slay, and Dan Isom spoke a couple of hours before the big reveal in the Michael Brown case.
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay discusses his letter to the Board of Aldermen about Ferguson and allowing some form of “disruption.”
Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order activating the Missouri National Guard to support law enforcement during any period of unrest that might occur following the grand jury’s decision concerning the investigation into the death of Michael Brown.
Neither officeholder would say he has full confidence in county prosecutor to deliver unbiased outcome.
St. Louis is launching an effort to recruit and train more minorities to serve as police officers and firefighters.
St. Louis Mayor Slay called the walk “like a scene out of a bad Western.”
St. Louis Alderman Antonio French tweets that Nasheed refused bond to spend the night in St. Ann jail.
There is a behind-the-scenes power struggle going on at St. Louis City Hall over how to set up a Civilian Review Board for city police.