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10-01-2016 LSU Pregame

Sources: Ferguson Police Chief to resign

Ferguson

Sources: Ferguson Police Chief to resign

Ferguson, MO (KTRS) – Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson is expected to be formally announced this afternoon. Jackson becomes the six city employee to be fired or resign in the wake of the Department of Justice report that took aim at the police department and municipal court system. The DOJ report stated that Jackson was […]

Sources: Ferguson Police Chief to resign

Ferguson, MO (KTRS) – Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson is expected to be formally announced this afternoon. Jackson becomes the six city employee to be fired or resign in the wake of the Department of Justice report that took aim at the police department and municipal court system.

The DOJ report stated that Jackson was at the head of a department that focused on revenue generation over public safety.

State Senator for Ferguson, Maria Chappelle-Nadal issued a statement celebrating Jackson’s resignation a calling on Mayor James Knowles to do the same saying, “Now two of the three heads of this embarrassment have left. Your move, Mayor.”

The city is holding a press conference at 4 PM to address reports of Jackson’s resignation.

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