Ronald Brockmeyer

Four Firings Won't Fix Ferguson

Four Firings Won't Fix Ferguson

The city's police chief announced his resignation last week, but it's unclear what that will mean for citizens in and around St. Louis.

The Judge Who Invented Ferguson's Debtor's Prisons Owes $170K In Taxes

The Judge Who Invented Ferguson's Debtor's Prisons Owes $170K In Taxes

Ronald J Brockmeyer, the judge who just resigned after filling Ferguson's coffers by fining its poorest residents and sent them to inhumane, overcrowded prisons when they couldn't pay a few hundred dollars -- stands accused of fixing fines for his cronies, and owes $170K in unpaid taxes.

Ferguson Judge Resigns, Missouri Supreme Court Orders Cases Assigned to Appellate Judge Richter

Ferguson Judge Resigns, Missouri Supreme Court Orders Cases Assigned to Appellate Judge Richter

Ronald Brockmeyer, the judge whose the driving force behind Ferguson's debtor's prison and owes $170,000 in taxes, has resigned less than a week after a scathing federal report called his court little more than an ATM for the city.