The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, will release its verdict in the shooting death of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson 48 hours after it has informed public safety officials, putting the expected announcement off to just before the Thanksgiving Day break.
With threats of violence in the Ferguson shooting incident being serious enough to scare policemen and their families into hiding, how sure can we be that the grand jury is not subject to the same kinds of fears?
In perhaps the most threatening move to date in the Ferguson situation, a militant group is offering rewards for information on the whereabouts of Officer Darren Wilson and each close family member.
On Monday afternoon, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency for the entire state to prepare for the anticipated reaction to the expected jury decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson after Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown.
The U.S. Marshal's Service of the Justice Department has engaged in widespread airborne surveillance of Americans' telephone calls and data, according to a Wall Street Journal report.