Portraits of the Police Patrolling Ferguson

August 21, 2014 | Aymann Ismail

After a public uproar over the St. Louis County Police Department’s handling of the Michael Brown protests, Governor Jay Nixon put the Missouri State Highway Patrol in charge of security for the small town. Click through the gallery above for photos of officers from that unit and various other law enforcement agencies currently operating in the St. Louis suburb. (Photos: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork)