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A Year After Ferguson, There's Still No Peace

The police shooting of two young men of color this week shows that even as more Americans consider race to be the biggest issue facing the country and citizens are increasingly attuned to how cops target minorities, little has changed at the local...
Allie Conti
8.10.15
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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
8.3.15
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How Does the Ferguson Police Department Compare to the NYPD?

When I read the Justice Department report on the police in Ferguson, I literally shook my head twice to make sure that the authors were describing Missouri cops and not the New York Police Department.
Robert Gangi
3.16.15
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What's Next for the Ferguson Police Department?

It's unclear if the recent resignations will result in anything more than a bunch of headlines.
Justin Glawe
3.12.15
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Protesters Say Ferguson Police Shooting Doesn't Reflect Their Nonviolent Movement

One officer was struck in the face and the other in the shoulder after shots were fired early on Thursday. The shooting occurred after the resignation of police chief Thomas Jackson.
Alice Speri
3.12.15
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Ferguson's Police Chief Is Finally Resigning

Thomas Jackson's resignation is perhaps the most tangible effect so far of last week's scathing Justice Department report on racist policing practices in the Missouri city.
Allie Conti
3.11.15
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Ferguson Police Official Fired for Racist Emails Revealed by Scathing DOJ Report

Ferguson’s mayor responded Wednesday to a Department of Justice report that detailed how the city has routinely violated the constitutional rights of its black residents.
Keegan Hamilton
3.5.15
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Live Blog: The World Reacts to the Ferguson Decision

We'll be keeping you updated as the town of Ferguson and the nation at large respond to the news that the cop who shot unarmed black teen Michael Brown this summer was not indicted.
Matt Taylor
11.25.14
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State of Emergency: Ferguson, Missouri - Part 9

VICE News meets St. Louis County wine store owner Al Prince, who prepared to go to extreme measures to protect his business.
VICE Staff
11.24.14
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Protesters Arrested and Pepper Sprayed During Ferguson Demonstrations, as Michael Brown's Father Calls for Unity

While the number of individuals taken into custody has not been confirmed, the demonstrators reportedly blocked traffic and at one point were pepper sprayed by police.
Kayla Ruble
11.21.14
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Tensions Build and Protesters Arrested in Ferguson Ahead of Grand Jury Decision

Videos of the protests show dozens of police officers in riot gear — equipped with shields and helmets — lined up in the parking lot of the Ferguson Police headquarters.
Kayla Ruble
11.20.14
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Albuquerque Hosted a Dumb Police Shooting Contest

The same department responsible for killing 27 people in the past four years thought it was a good idea for officers to participate in the "National Police Shooting Competition."
Andy Tenido
9.22.14
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