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Ferguson, Missouri Gets 1st Permanent African-American Police Chief

HeadlineMay 10, 2016

Ferguson, Missouri, has sworn in its first permanent African-American police chief. Delrish Moss takes over for Tom Jackson, who resigned after a scathing Justice Department report found police and courts in Ferguson routinely engaged in discrimination against African Americans. The bias came to light after the fatal police shooting of unarmed African American Michael Brown in 2014.

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