Gov. Jay Nixon
Though the grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, several federal investigations will proceed.
A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a spokesman for St. Louis County’s top prosecutor said Monday.
Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson believes that there will be protests no matter what the grand jury decision is in the shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson.
As local authorities in Missouri near the end of their investigation in the Ferguson shooting, a broader federal civil rights review could hold a greater potential to refashion the police department and bring long-lasting change.
Taylor shot Robert Newton to death in front of Newton’s 8-year-old step-daughter during a gas station robbery; he tried to kill the girl, too, but his gun jammed.
“I only hope that it doesn’t generate the reaction that they’re looking for, preparing for,” Gray said of the governor activating the National Guard.
FBI Issues Bulletin Before Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: ‘Internet Postings Have Called for Violence Against Police’
As a grand jury weighs possible criminal charges against Darren Wilson, Missouri’s governor has again activated the National Guard in an effort to avoid more unrest in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Republicans are adding to their ranks in the Missouri Legislature and will soon have even more strength when dealing with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.
Michael Brown: Brown was shot on August 9, 2014 by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. The story of an unarmed 18-year-old black man shot by a white cop prompted protests in Ferguson, which were met by […]
Nixon on Wednesday appointed Judene Blackburn, of Waynesville, to the five-member panel that oversees the lottery.