Ferguson Police


Ferguson Approves DOJ Overhaul of Police and Courts, Likely Dodges Costly Lawsuit

The Ferguson City Council voted unanimously to accept a US Department of Justice plan to reform the city's police force and municipal court system.
Reem Saad

Darren Wilson Probably Wasn't Even the Worst Cop in Ferguson

A long 'New Yorker' profile offers us a glimpse into the world of the man who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown this time last year. The former cop styles himself something of a tragic figure.
Matt Taylor

Justice Might Finally Be Coming in a Six-Year-Old Case of Police Brutality in Ferguson

In 2009, Henry Davis was jailed because there was a warrant out for a man with a similar name, allegedly beaten by cops, then charged with destruction of property for bleeding on police uniforms.
Allie Conti

The Ferguson Report Shows Exactly What Living in a Police State Is Like

We now have specific examples of what it's like to be black and live there—and it sounds a lot like being a character in a dystopian novel.
Allie Conti

The Strange Case of Darren Wilson’s Mysterious Disappearing Duty Belt

Documents released after the Ferguson grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson revealed a troubled investigation and inconsistent testimony. In the middle of it all was the bizarre journey taken by Wilson's duty belt.
Alice Speri

Darren Wilson Just Quit His Job With the Ferguson Police Department

Less than a week after a grand jury decided not to indict Wilson for killing Michael Brown, the officer resigned citing concerns about public safety.
Keegan Hamilton

Lawsuit Claims a Ferguson Corrections Officer Raped a Woman in Jail

A federal lawsuit filed on Friday claims a pregnant woman was arrested by Ferguson police and raped by the officer who booked her.
Payton Guion