Capt. Ronald Johnson, foreground, commander of Missouri Highway Patrol’s Troop C, addresses media at the University of Missouri St. Louis on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, announced that Johnson and the Highway Patrol will be taking over security at the Ferguson protest scene. St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, left, and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay also made statements.
Capt. Ronald Johnson, foreground, commander of Missouri Highway Patrol’s Troop C, addresses media at the University of Missouri St. Louis on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, announced that Johnson and the Highway Patrol will be taking over security at the Ferguson protest scene. St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, left, and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay also made statements. Christian Gooden Associated Press
Capt. Ronald Johnson, foreground, commander of Missouri Highway Patrol’s Troop C, addresses media at the University of Missouri St. Louis on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, announced that Johnson and the Highway Patrol will be taking over security at the Ferguson protest scene. St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, left, and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay also made statements. Christian Gooden Associated Press

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August 14, 2014 6:25 PM

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