Governor: No Riots Allowed in Ferguson


gov-jay-nixonWith weeks or days to go before a grand jury announces its decision whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, the governor of Missouri addressed preparations for potential civil unrest.

“Violence will not be tolerated,” Gov. Jay Nixon said. State and local law enforcement will work under unified command, he said, adding that the National Guard will be available to support them if necessary. “This is America. People have the right to express their grievances but they do not have the right to put their property or rights at risk.”

Nixon said that in recent weeks, law enforcement have received more than 5,000 hours of specialized training with an emphasis on protecting demonstrators’ constitutional rights. Nixon called on the community to work with law enforcement to keep potential protests peaceful. “The world is watching.” Read more at St. Louis Post Dispatch.

{Andy Newscenter}


  1. Their going to burn their neighborhood down and cry we need help
    Its like the kid who kills his father and cries before the judge that he’s an orphan

  2. I love the headline.
    No riots allowed.
    No murders, no thefts, no running red lights allowed.
    I think we can dramatically reduce our police forces now.