Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, has given police oversight of the Ferguson situation to the Missouri Highway Patrol under the command of Capt. Ron Johnson, center, a Ferguson native.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, has given police oversight of the Ferguson situation to the Missouri Highway Patrol under the command of Capt. Ron Johnson, center, a Ferguson native. Christian Gooden The Associated Press
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, right, has given police oversight of the Ferguson situation to the Missouri Highway Patrol under the command of Capt. Ron Johnson, center, a Ferguson native. Christian Gooden The Associated Press

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon right to appoint African-American to oversee security in Ferguson

August 15, 2014 12:30 PM