Public apology by police chief fails to calm tensions
Quora Question: What do police officers think about Ferguson, MO police handled the aftermath of the Brown shooting?
Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here.Answer from Tim Dees, Retired cop and criminal justice professor, Reno Police Department, Reno Municipal Court, and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal Police Department.
Videos are more visceral than any after-the-fact journalism, and hard to deny.
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The investigation will not focus on the specific incident of Michael Brown's shooting, but will examine past claims of racial profiling and excessive use of force
Ray Albers, a 20 year veteran, leaves after video surfaces of him threatening protesters
Several plaintiffs claim they were assaulted and illegally arrested during the civil unrest that followed the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri
Brown's body lay at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in a black and gold casket, topped with the St. Louis Cardinals baseball cap he was wearing when he was killed on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri
Jonathan Franzen's first novel is set in the St. Louis suburbs that have been the focus of international attention and curiosity
A crowd included Reverend AL Sharpton and the parents of Trayvon Martin
The president has ordered a review of federal programs and funding that enable state and local law enforcement to purchase military equipment.
The withdrawal follows the most peaceful night of protests in Ferguson since the shooting of Michael Brown nearly two weeks ago
Police shot Kajieme Powell 12 times, less than 4 miles from where police shot Michael Brown on August 9.
With more than 90 gangs active in the area, the streets could become more dangerous than ever
Police activity escalated around 12 a.m. local time, and all media were ordered back into a designated area
However, reports indicate that there will be two prosecutors handling the case, and that one will be an African-American woman
"I'm deeply, deeply troubled by what's going on in Ferguson," says the human rights activist and Holocaust survivor
If the cop who shot dead Michael Brown stands trial, what will the case turn on?
Captain Ron Johnson said that officers did not return fire despite coming under attack on ninth night of unrest
At least 4 journalists were also detained by police.