This video from the USA says about itself:
17 August 2014
In the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, John Oliver explores the racial inequality in treatment by police as well as the increasing militarization of America’s local police forces.
From the Huffington Post in the USA:
As the Ferguson police force gears up in preparation for a grand jury decision regarding Darren Wilson, school district superintendents have asked the lead prosecutor to announce the decision on a Sunday so children can get home from school. And Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson denied a CNN report that said his resignation was imminent.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) worked closely with the St. Louis County Police Department (SLCPD) to restrict news media helicopters from flying above Ferguson, Missouri, during protests against the killing of Michael Brown: here.
AS FERGUSON WAITS, STATE PREPARES “Speaking at a press conference, Gov. Jay Nixon (D) said that over 1,000 police officers have received a combined 5,000 hours of training on dealing with protests ahead of the grand jury’s announcement, which is expected later this month. He said that the National Guard would be on standby and that several law enforcement departments would work together to deal with any protests that happen.” Gun sales in the area are on the rise, and protest organizers vow to continue after the verdict is released. [HuffPost]
Missouri governor Jay Nixon said in a press conference Tuesday afternoon that he would deploy the National Guard in response to protests in the event that a grand jury fails to indict Darren Wilson, who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 9: here.