Ferguson’s city manager is out after Justice Dept. report – Washington Post

Officials in Ferguson, Mo., announced Tuesday night that John Shaw, the city manager, was leaving his position.

The move, which the city called “a mutual separation agreement,” comes in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report that criticized Shaw and other Ferguson officials for the city’s discriminatory and predatory behavior toward citizens.

This change is the biggest fallout yet from the Justice Department’s report, and it is the second time in as many days that a key Ferguson figure cited in the report is leaving his position. On Monday, the Missouri Supreme Court said that a new judge would be taking over court cases in the city. (Source: Read more)