Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson is trying to find out why National Guard troops were not deployed to his city ahead of the Monday night grand jury decision announcement. He learned the Guard would not be on duty the first week in November. More Here.
Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri ordered more National Guard troops into the embattled city of Ferguson on Tuesday to keep order on the second night after a grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson and unsatisfied citizens rioted in the streets. More Here.
Nixon said he is keeping the Missouri National Guard on call for backup in case things get out of hand after a grand jury announces its decision on the Ferguson police officer who shot 19-year-old Michael Brown to death in August. "We must be fully prepared," the governor said. More Here.
Missouri National Guard military police in South St. Louis are gearing up to respond to the crisis in Ferguson. Monday morning, crews began packing up vehicles to head to the base at Lambert Airport.