Missouri State Highway Patrol
Nixon said that once the decision is announced, the state highway patrol will work with St. Louis County and city police as one unified command. The National Guard will also be available if needed.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will outline law enforcement plans today as the St. Louis region braces for a grand jury decision on whether to charge a police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown in Ferguson.
A patrol sergeant says they don’t know much because all parties involved are being uncooperative.
Those protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown found a new target for their protests – the home of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper.
An analysis of Myers’ hands indicates the presence of gunshot residue, as does an analysis of the inner waistband and front and back pockets of his jeans and an analysis of his black T-shirt.
Missouri lawmakers are gathering more testimony on the wisdom of the decision three years ago to make the Water Patrol a division of the State Highway Patrol.
Missouri State Highway Patrol’s superintendent refused to provide information about the death of a 20-year-old Iowa resident who drowned while in the custody of a water patrol trooper during an Oct. 1 House committee hearing.
The head of the Missouri State Highway Patrol says law officers are “planning for the worst” in anticipation of a grand jury decision on whether to indict a white police officer who shot a black 18-year-old.
With October approaching, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to watch out for deer.
It may be difficult for Missouri to reimburse local police for their work in Ferguson. Mike O’Connell, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, says it just isn’t done.