Jul 01, 2015
Police officers responding to protests in Ferguson, Mo., violated free-speech rights and antagonized crowds, according to a summary of a Justice Department report obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.Proceed to the page: http://linkis.com/9hTKq
Police antagonized crowds gathered to protest in Ferguson, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable, according to a U.S. Department of Justice report summary obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
US Department of Justice report about August protests over teenager’s death finds officers inappropriately used teargas and violated free speech rights
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The makeshift mid-street memorial that marked where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer last summer was cleared out Wednesday — what would have been his 19th birthday — amid plans to install a permanent plaque in his memory nearby. Braving chilly rain, volunteers...
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The man accused of shooting two police officers during a protest in Ferguson is slated to appear in court. Jeffrey L. Williams, 20, is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of felony assault, armed criminal action and a weapons offense. Williams is accused of wounding a...
Among the police missteps: shielding officers from accountability, violating free-speech rights and antagonizing crowds with military-style tactics.
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