The Ferguson City Council on Tuesday called for changes to a tentative agreement to overhaul the police department.
Residents of embattled Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday got a chance to weigh in on a proposal created to help avert a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, reports The Associated Press.
The City of Ferguson and the Justice Department has reached a potential deal to revamp the Missouri city’s police department by changing the use of deadly force policies. The deal would also include ethics training and promoting diversity in ranking officers and officials. USA Today reports. The proposal, which must be ratified by the Ferguson […]
The Missouri city and DOJ officials are nearing a reform deal that will likely effect change and overhaul “unconstitutional” policing.
A teenager who participated in multiple protests in Ferguson has been sentenced to eight years in prison for setting a local Berkeley, Mo. QuikTrip on fire.
A 20-year-old man was charged in the death of a Ferguson mother and aspiring nurse he met online through Facebook.
Former assistant city manager De’Carlon Seewood will take the title of Ferguson’s city manager.
Lynch’s declaration as the chief law enforcement official in the government negates comments made by FBI Director James Comey, who last month argued that officers in major cities feel “under siege” due to protests, demonstrations, and discussions that aim to hold police officers accountable.
After massive protests and intense media coverage following Michael Brown’s murder, law enforcement is engaging with citizens more to build better relationships.
In a 40-page report released this week, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce said prosecutors “determined a criminal violation against either officer could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt” in the death of 25-year-old Kajieme Powell.