Police Captain: Ferguson Police Will Continue to Arrest Journalists

Police Captain: Ferguson Police Will Continue to Arrest Journalists


‘Riot police in Ferguson, Missouri, will continue to arrest journalists for simply walking down the street while covering the riots, according to a police captain early Tuesday.
Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson made the startling statement at a press conference in Ferguson when asked if the 31 people arrested at the protests last night included journalists.
“…Some journalists are walking around, and all you have is a cell phone because you’re from a small media outlet,” he said. “Some of you may just have a camera around your neck, so yes, we are — we may take some of you into custody.”’
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