At a press conference Thursday, Capt. Ronald Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol was named the leader of security operations in Ferguson, Mo. Hours later, he marched at the head of a protest in the city in response to the shooting of Michael Brown. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) | Scott Olson via Getty Images
What a difference a day makes. Amazing!
The man now leading police in Ferguson, Missouri, walked Thursday night with those protesting the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, one day after protesters faced rubber bullets and tear gas from heavily armed officers in riot gear.
On Twitter, MSNBC’s Jamil Smith in Ferguson captured a scene Thursday:
Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol walks along with the Ferguson march. Compare this to Wednesday. pic.twitter.com/Vtezu4MuHk
— Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) August 14, 2014
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