August 11, 2014
Jefferson City, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster released the following statement after Governor Nixon called for a United States Department of Justice investigation of the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson:
"I support Governor Nixon's call for a thorough, independent investigation by the United States Department of Justice of the circumstances leading to the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson. An outside inquiry led by the DOJ provides both impartiality and credibility to the inquiry's ultimate findings."