Ferguson to roll out anti-bias training, continue work on federal consent decree
A police officer in riot gear watches as protesters march on South Florissant Road in front of the Ferguson, Missouri, police station in August 2014. - Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS

FERGUSON, Mo. — More than five years after the city of Ferguson entered into a court agreement to remedy policies and practices that unfairly targeted vulnerable residents, police officials said Wednesday they're making headway. Goals include rolling out in-house anti-bias training, hiring more officers and gathering more community feedback. Ferguson consent decree coordinator Nicolle Barton said police department officials have met regularly with members of the public on Zoom to get feedback and make good on their mandate to rebuild public trust after the 2014 shooting death of Michael Brown ...