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This Tiny Town Near St. Louis Is Making Minor-Crime Arrests At 100 Times The National Average

This Tiny Town Near St. Louis Is Making Minor-Crime Arrests At 100 Times The National Average

A study of policing in the St. Louis area released Monday, which criticized the profit-driven practices of many departments in St. Louis County, revealed a startling statistic about arrests for minor crimes made in one tiny municipality.

Michael Brown's Family Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

Michael Brown's Family Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

The parents of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer in August, are suing the city of Ferguson, former Police Chief Thomas Jackson and former police officer Darren Wilson.