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Missouri / Police Shooting #1091255

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The plea from officials in Ferguson, Missouri for residents to hold protests only in the daytime in the aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson noted; photos shown.

(Ferguson, Missouri: Vladimir Duthiers) The unrest in Ferguson reviewed; scenes shown of last night’s protests, confiscated weapons and National Guardsmen. [Demonstrator Charles BOURRAGE††- comments on efforts to move the violent protestors back.] [Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron JOHNSON††- comments on violent agitators hiding in the dark and creating chaos.] [Resident Deb WILSON‡– says the world is watching every night to see what happens in Ferguson.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Figures on injuries, arrests and vandalism in Ferguson cited.

(Ferguson, Missouri: Mark Strassmann) The racial disparity of Ferguson’s police department examined; statistics on police stops, searches and arrests involving black people cited. [Resident Kyle BORDERS††- comments on being pulled over by police.] [Mayor James KNOWLES††- notes the need to recruit and retain more black officers.] [State senator Jamilah NASHEED††- says the police don’t want African Americans in their good ol’ boy network.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Another fatal police shooting in St. Louis reported; scenes shown of police department Chief Sam Dotson†† talking to the crowd.

Pelley, Scott;
Duthiers, Vladimir;
Strassmann, Mark

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