Law enforcement officials are pleased with the quiet way Wednesday night passed in Ferguson. Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said it was a "very good night in Ferguson" at a news conference early this morning. Johnson said there were only six arrests Wednesday, and praised the community for making "another step toward healing."
Meanwhile, one police department has taken action against one of its own following an incident with Ferguson protestors on Tuesday night. Videos have appeared online of a St. Ann Police officer pointing a weapon at protesters and shouting expletives while threatening to kill them. The police department released a statement Wednesday saying the officer had been relieved of duty and suspended indefinitely. The officer reportedly had a bottle of urine thrown at him by a protestor, but the St. Ann Police Chief says that does not excuse the officer’s actions.
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