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Ferguson, Missouri, taps interim police chief who backs changes| Reuters

Jul 22, 2015    

REUTERS - Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday named a black police commander from Arizona as its new interim chief to lead a police department that was accused by the U.S. Justice Department of widespread racial bias in its policing.Andre Anderson, 50, a commander in the Glendale, Arizona, police department, will be the second person to hold the interim role in the St. Louis suburb since Chief Thomas Jackson resigned in March days after the release of the federal report.Anderson is taking a six-month leave of absence from the Glendale force and will begin working as interim Ferguson police chief ...

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