Ex-Ferguson police chief joins university police force
MIAMI (AP) — The man who became chief of the Ferguson, Missouri, police department after the shooting of an unarmed black teenager there has returned to Florida.
On Thursday, 54-year-old Delrish Moss was named captain with the Florida International University Police Department. The Miami Herald reports Moss will oversee daytime patrol and act as the department's public information officer.
Ferguson’s police chief leaving to tend to ailing mother
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Delrish Moss, who took over as police chief in Ferguson as the town still grappled with the aftermath of Michael Brown's death, is leaving at the end of this month.
Mayor James Knowles III said Wednesday that Moss will return to Florida to care for his ailing mother. Deputy Chief Frank McCall will lead the department in the St. Louis suburb until a permanent replacement is named.
Text and phone messages seeking comment from Moss and Knowles were not returned.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A Louisiana girl with a goal of hugging police officers in all 50 states has made it to Ferguson, Missouri.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2rz3X5w ) reports that 7-year-old Rosalyn Baldwin visited the Ferguson Police Department on Thursday to give everyone hugs.
Security guard shoots man at Ferguson apartment complex
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police in Ferguson, Missouri, are investigating after a private security guard shot an armed man at the same apartment complex where Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in August 2014.
Police investigate 2 fatalities on Ferguson street
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating after two men were found fatally shot Monday night in separate sedans left running after they were hit by gunfire.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ( http://bit.ly/2lYsYAi ) reports that Police Chief Delrish Moss said the men died at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds.
Ferguson draws criticism for using Humvee for drug education
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, are facing criticism for using a Humvee in a police program to educate children about the dangers of drugs.
Some residents told the city council Tuesday that using a Humvee for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program is insensitive. Police vehicles, including Humvees, were used to keep the peace during sometimes violent protests following the fatal 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown.