November 21, 2014

100 FBI Agents Descend On Ferguson

The FBI has dispatched around 100 special agents to the St. Louis area of Ferguson.

The agents will be put in place to help deal with any problems that could arise from the grand jury decision on Darren Wilson, the Officer involved in the police shooting of Ferguson teenager Mike Brown.

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In addition to the FBI, other federal agencies have also mobilized staffers to get to St. Louis today, sources told ABC News. A decision by the grand jury is expected soon, but St. Louis authorities said today that the grand jury is still meeting. The panel will decide whether or not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for shooting Brown, who was unarmed, on Aug. 9. h/t abcnews

The FBI is opening up its special St. Louis intelligence center today. This facility will be in constant contact with the Missouri and St. Louis County Emergency Operations Center.

Authorities are braced for a recurrence of angry protests that turned violent at times during the summer.


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