Federal Judge Restricts St. Louis Police's Use Of Tear Gas
A federal judge ordered new guidelines for when and how St. Louis police can use tear gas, saying police treated peaceful protesters like criminals.By Jake Godin | December 12, 2014
A federal judge gave Ferguson protesters and CNN anchors alike good news Thursday, ordering restrictions on local police's use of tear gas.
The temporary restraining order, uploaded by the St. Louis Post Dispatch Thursday evening, imposes new guidelines for when and how police can use tear gas.
The use of tear gas by police during the Michael Brown protests has been widely criticized, with some saying it was unnecessary and used arbitrarily. (Video via Fusion)