POLICE UNION PREZ Blasts Gov. Nixon For ‘Caving to Political Pressure’ & Bringing In Highway Patrol

One person was shot and seven people arrested in Ferguson on Sunday as police struggled to impose a curfew, a week after the shooting of an unarmed robber Michael Brown.
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The scene from Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday night – Sunday morning. One person was shot by protesters and seven protesters were arrested in Ferguson early Sunday morning (Kenny Bahr photo)

Police used smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse around 200 protesters who defied a curfew last night. Protests and violent clashes followed the 9 August shooting of Michael Brown by a white police officer. Dozens of businesses have been vandalized and looted since Brown was shot dead eight days ago.

RFI spoke to Gabe Crocker, president of the St Louis County Police Association. Crocker blasted Democratic Governor Jay Nixon for “caving to political pressure” and bringing in the Missouri Highway Patrol to Ferguson.

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