Governor Orders National Guard To Withdraw From Ferguson
Aug. 21, 2014
(Ferguson, MO) -- Governor Nixon has ordered the National Guard to start withdrawing from Ferguson. The Guard was brought in on Monday, which was the tenth day of the unrest that resulted after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. He was shot by Ferguson policeman Darren Wilson. The Guard was based at the Unified Command Center, which had been attacked by protestors on Sunday. The Command Center will continue to be staffed with members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and officers from St. Louis County.