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Former Missouri Lawmaker Blasts Warren for Tweet Claiming Michael Brown was "Murdered"

A former Missouri lawmaker—who is also a retired police officer—blasted presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren for a Tweet claiming that Michael Brown was "murdered" in Ferguson five years ago.

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Democratic Presidential Candidates Accuse Former Ferguson Officer of Murdering Michael Brown

Two candidates running for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination have accused former Ferguson, MO, police officer Darren Wilson of "murdering" Michael Brown in a controversial 2014 police shooting. The shooting was ruled justified by both the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Jury Finds for St. Louis County Police in Case of Excessive Force During Ferguson Protests

A federal jury has sided in favor of St. Louis County police officers who had been sued by a Ferguson protester who claimed they used excessive force.

Have Officers Changed Their Minds About Mandatory Body Camera Use?

What agencies quickly discovered is that while the technology was ready for such widespread use by officers, policy was not in place to cover how body cameras would be used. 

Russians Bought Black Lives Matter Facebook Ad Targeting Ferguson, Baltimore

At least one of the Facebook ads bought by Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign referenced Black Lives Matter and was specifically targeted to reach audiences in Ferguson, MO, and Baltimore.

Former Ferguson Chief Writes Book About Michael Brown Shooting, Aftermath

The shooting’s aftermath thrust Jackson into the hot seat, making him the “primary focus of outrage” in its wake, he claims. And it was a few key decisions made during the initial hours after the shooting — including the “inflexible protocol” of leaving Brown’s body lying in the street for four hours — that he says created such a damaging narrative for police.

Judge Approves Ferguson Settlement With Michael Brown Family

A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement for an undisclosed sum in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown over his 2014 fatal shooting by a Ferguson Police officer.

Settlement Imminent in Brown Family’s Lawsuit Against Ferguson and Officers

The family of Michael Brown, the city of Ferguson, former Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson and former police Officer Darren Wilson are nearing settlement of a lawsuit over Brown’s 2014 fatal shooting by Wilson, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Federal Judge Dismisses Excessive Force Lawsuit Against Police During Ferguson Protests

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a $40 million civil rights lawsuit that alleged police used excessive force against protesters in Ferguson following the death of Michael Brown.

Over Accountability in Policing

Policing has always had dangers associated with the profession. Physical, emotional, and psychological threats have always existed. However, when the fear of those who work the streets behind those badges is directed more to their own agencies and the government they work for than it is towards the criminal element they are fighting every day, those who suffer the greatest will be the honest citizens of this country.