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Miami Officer Picked to Be Ferguson Police Chief

April 1, 2016
Maj. Delrish Moss, a former homicide detective who serves as spokesman for the Miami Police Department, has been named the new chief of police for Ferguson, MO.

Video: DOJ Sues Ferguson After Council Votes to Revise Consent Decree

February 12, 2016
The U.S. Department of Justice accused Ferguson of numerous constitutional violations in a 56-page lawsuit filed Wednesday, saying that the City Council had in fact rejected a proposed agreement the night before — despite Ferguson officials repeated claims to the contrary.

Moody's Cuts Ferguson Credit Rating to 'Junk' Status

September 18, 2015
Moody's Investors Service cut the credit rating of Ferguson, Mo., to "junk" status on Thursday, citing the city's sharply deteriorating finances.

What It's Like for Black Officers in Ferguson

August 10, 2015
When it came to verbal abuse, by all accounts, the blacks in blue got it far worse. “My God,” said Dilworth, “threatening your families, getting very specific on what they were going to do to your daughter and your wife. If you have a unique name, they can Google it, go to records, and find out [personal information].”

Ferguson Braces for Anniversary of Michael Brown Shooting

July 30, 2015
"I've asked the police department to adopt four things as we start: We want to embrace professionalism, we want to embrace respect, we want to embrace community engagement and we want to make the community safer," interim chief Anderson said.

DOJ Report Slams Missouri Agencies' Response to Ferguson Protests

June 30, 2015
The report suggests that last year’s unrest was aggravated by long-standing community animosity toward Ferguson police, and by a failure of commanders to provide more details to the public after an officer killed Michael Brown.

Suspect Held in Ferguson Officer Shooting

March 16, 2015
A man who participated in a protest outside the Ferguson police station Wednesday night returned to the area and fired shots — possibly at someone other than police — that wounded two officers, authorities said Sunday.

Ferguson Ambush Part of Disturbing Trend

March 12, 2015
The number of law enforcement officers shot to death in the line of duty rose more than 50% in 2014, NLEOMF said in a December report.

2 Officers Shot in Ferguson During Protest

March 12, 2015
Two police officers were shot just after midnight Thursday outside the Ferguson police department. One officer was hit in the face, the other in the shoulder. The wounds have been described as "very serious" but not "life-threatening." More Here.

Ferguson Home Raided in Search of Shooters, Wounded Officers Treated and Released

March 12, 2015
Officers swarmed a home in Ferguson, Mo., Thursday morning in a search for those responsible for the shooting of two police officers outside the Ferguson police department about midnight.

Video: 2 Officers Shot in Ferguson During Protest

March 12, 2015
Two police officers were shot just after midnight Thursday outside the Ferguson police department. One officer was hit in the face, the other in the shoulder. The wounds have been described as "very serious" but not "life-threatening."

Ferguson Police Chief Resigns

March 11, 2015
Police Chief Thomas Jackson has resigned from the Ferguson (Mo.) Police Department effective March 19.

Justice Department Demands Changes After Investigation Reveals Ferguson Uses Police to Generate Revenue

March 5, 2015
The report describes a city government that uses its police and courts as an ATM, tolerating a culture of police brutality while pressuring the police chief and court officials to increase traffic enforcement and fees without regard to public safety. More Here.

Ferguson Not Alone in Attracting Justice Department Ire

March 5, 2015
The report includes information on what is happening in Cleveland; East Haven, Conn.; Missoula County, Mont.; New Orleans; Albuquerque; and Newark.

Video: Justice Department Demands Changes After Investigation Reveals Ferguson Uses Police to Generate Revenue

March 5, 2015
The report describes a city government that uses its police and courts as an ATM, tolerating a culture of police brutality while pressuring the police chief and court officials to increase traffic enforcement and fees without regard to public safety.

Justice Department to Fault Ferguson Police, Seeing Racial Bias in Traffic Stops

March 2, 2015
The Justice Department has nearly completed a highly critical report accusing the police in Ferguson, Mo., of making discriminatory traffic stops of African-Americans that created years of racial animosity leading up to an officer's shooting of a black teenager last summer.

Ferguson Attracts Large Pool of Applicants for Police Jobs

February 19, 2015
Mayor James Knowles III believes city leaders have made it clear they are seeking minority officers to build a more diverse police force in the St. Louis suburb that endured months of unrest after Brown’s death last summer.

Feds Expected to Sue Ferguson Police Department for Racial Discrimination

February 19, 2015
The Justice Department is preparing to bring a lawsuit against the Ferguson (Mo.) Police Department over what it believes to be a pattern of racially discriminatory tactics used by officers, if the police department does not agree to make changes on its own.

Violent Protest Flares After Fatal Police Shooting Near Ferguson

December 24, 2014
Several people were on the ground in handcuffs. Police tried to keep people back and set up a perimeter. During the scuffle it appears that someone threw fireworks near a gas pump.  After that explosion, our crews saw police use pepper spray to keep crowds at bay. More Here.

Video: Ferguson Mayor: No Severance Pay for Wilson

December 1, 2014
Ferguson, Mo., Mayor James Knowles said Sunday that Darren Wilson, who was earning about $45,000 a year, was given no severance when he resigned from the Ferguson Police Department Saturday, effective immediately.
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