Ferguson Police

A second surveillance video has emerged in the Michael Brown shooting. The 18-year-old Ferguson, MIssouri, teenager was killed by policeman Darren Wilson on August 9, 2015 after what has been described as a “strong-arm” robbery at a convenience store earlier that day. This video, which was dismissed as having no bearing on the case by […]

The DOJ sent a letter to state and municipal courts instructing them to stop targeting poor people for profit. This comes in the aftermath of a scathing DOJ report of the Ferguson police and courts that targeted poor blacks for fines.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is close to an agreement with the Ferguson, Missouri, police department on a deal intended to bring sweeping changes to the agency, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday. The overhaul, once finalized, could avert a civil rights lawsuit that federal officials have the option to bring against […]

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The municipal court judge in Ferguson, Mo. ordered the withdrawal of all arrest warrants issued before December 31, 2014

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A spokesman says allegations that St. Louis County police used excessive force when arresting a man accused of shooting two officers in Ferguson are “completely false.” Defense attorney Jerryl Christmas on Monday suggested police may have roughed up his client, Jeffrey Williams, saying Williams had bruises on his back, shoulders and […]

The Quik-Trip convenience store that was looted and burned just hours after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown Jr. in Ferguson will soon be repurposed…

Despite a damning Justice Department report that found African-Americans made up 93 percent of arrests even though they only represent 67 percent of the Ferguson, Mo. population,…

Just one day after the New York Times reported the Department of Justice was set to fault the Ferguson, Mo. police department for making racially biased traffic…

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, law enforcement officials familiar with the report said Tuesday. The report, which could be released as soon as Wednesday, will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks […]

St. Louis County, Mo., police are still looking to arrest looters who took to the streets in November after a grand jury failed to indict…