Missouri State Highway Patrol

With law enforcement officials near, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon outlines plans that will keep residents and businesses safe once prosecutors announce whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will face charges for fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown, during a press conference in Weldon Spring, Missouri on November 11, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Nixon Outlines Ferguson Preparations

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.

11/11/2014

Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri speaks to media on Aug. 15, 2014, in St. Louis. Violent protests have erupted in the city following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9. Nixon appointed Capt. Johnson to take control of security operations in the city of Ferguson after receiving numerous complaints about the excessive show and use of force by the police against protestors and the news media covering the demonstrations. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon to Discuss Ferguson Preparations

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.

11/11/2014

Photo: iStock

Thursday I-70 Shooting a Case of Domestic Violence

A patrol sergeant says they don’t know much because all parties involved are being uncooperative.

10/31/2014

KMOX file photo.

Protestors Demonstrate Outside Highway Patrol Trooper’s Home

Those protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown found a new target for their protests – the home of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper.

10/16/2014

Photo: iStock

Lab Results Indicate Gunshot Residue on Myers’ Hands, Pants and T-Shirt

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.

10/14/2014

Missouri Water Patrol file photo.

Review of Missouri Water Patrol Merger Continues

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.

10/14/2014

Missouri Water Patrol file photo.

House Committee Investigates Highway Patrol after Drowning Death

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.

10/02/2014

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church while Browns family along with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests met inside to discuss the killing on August 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in the nearby suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has experienced two days of violent protests since the killing but, tonight the town remained mostly peaceful. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Highway Patrol Planning for Worst in Ferguson Shooting

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.

09/26/2014

Photo: Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Highway Patrol: Deer-Vehicle Accidents Common in Fall

With October approaching, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to watch out for deer.

09/26/2014

Police guard a Quick Trip gas station that was burned when protests over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown turned to riots and looting on August 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police May Not See Reimbursement from State for Work in Ferguson

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.

09/17/2014

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