Ferguson Residents Fear Grand Jury Decision May Lead To Riot
Police, business owners and community leaders worry the riots and looting that broke out in the wake of Michael Brown's death could repeat itself.By Steven Sparkman | November 11, 2014
It's been more than three months since Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, leading to protests that are still going on.
The grand jury weighing whether to indict Wilson is expected to reach its decision soon, and residents, police and peaceful protestors alike all worry things will get very bad very quickly if Wilson isn't charged.
Tuesday, Governor Jay Nixon announced preparations authorities have taken in case violence breaks out after the decision. They include thousands of hours of officer training on crowd control and protesters' rights, as well as coordination between St. Louis County police, the Highway Patrol and, if needed, the National Guard.