Preemptive Martial Law in Missouri? State of Emergency Declared…and the Decision Has Not Even Been Read

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Jay Nixon

Governor Jay Nixon is not taking any chances.  (Or missing any opportunities.)

Although the decision to whether to charge a police officer in the shooting of Michael Brown has not yet been announced, the state of Missouri is expecting civil unrest to rival what occurred earlier this fall, during the aftermath of the shooting. Governor Nixon has signed an executive order, declaring a state of emergency that will last 30 days and effectively declaring what looks a lot like martial law across the entire state.

WHEREAS, the City of Ferguson and the St. Louis region have experienced periods of unrest over the past three months; and

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Justice and St. Louis County authorities are conducting separate criminal investigations into the facts surrounding the death of Michael Brown; and

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Justice and St. Louis County authorities could soon announce the findings of their independent criminal investigations; and

WHEREAS, regardless of the outcomes of the federal and state criminal investigations, there is the possibility of expanded unrest; and

WHEREAS, the State of Missouri will be prepared to appropriately respond to any reaction to these announcements; and

WHEREAS, our citizens have the right to peacefully assemble and protest and the State of Missouri is committed to protecting those rights; and

WHEREAS, our citizens and businesses must be protected from violence and damage; and

WHEREAS, an invocation of the provisions of Sections 44.010 through 44.130, RSMo, is appropriate to ensure the safety and welfare of our citizens.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JEREMIAH W. (JAY) NIXON, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Laws of the State of Missouri, including Sections 44.010 through 44.130, RSMo, do hereby declare a State of Emergency exists in the State of Missouri.

I further direct the Missouri State Highway Patrol together with the St. Louis County Police Department and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department to operate as a Unified Command to protect civil rights and ensure public safety in the City of Ferguson and the St. Louis region.

I further order that the St. Louis County Police Department shall have command and operational control over security in the City of Ferguson relating to areas of protests, acts of civil disobedience and conduct otherwise arising from such activities.

I further order that the Unified Command may exercise operational authority in such other jurisdictions it deems necessary to protect civil rights and ensure public safety and that other law enforcement agencies shall assist the Unified Command when so requested and shall cooperate with operational directives of the Unified Command.

I further order, pursuant to Section 41.480, RSMo, the Adjutant General of the State of Missouri, or his designee, to forthwith call and order into active service such portions of the organized militia as he deems necessary to protect life and property and assist civilian authorities and it is further directed that the Adjutant General or his designee, and through him, the commanding officer of any unit or other organization of such organized militia so called into active service take such action and employ such equipment as may be necessary to carry out requests processed through the Missouri State Highway Patrol and ordered by the Governor of the state to protect life and property and support civilian authorities.

This Order shall expire in thirty days unless extended in whole or in part by subsequent Executive Order.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, on this 17th day of November, 2014.

Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon


Self-fulfilling prophecy? According to some reports, Anonymous and the KKK have already squared off, and local residents are getting ready to lock and load.

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  • Maddog

    No matter what decision is made these scumbags will riot. After all it’s the Christmas shopping season and you owe them don’t ja know. Mamma gonna get me another shirt. Daddy gonna, oh never mind, don’t know who daddy is.

  • Joe Lizak

    Always keep your eyes on the nogs. Never turn your back because I’ve learned through video how they operate. One pavement ape will approach you (you being a white man) and start talking ghetto, then the other will swing around to your backside and smash his fist into the back of your head knocking you out. If you get knocked out they may kill you. If you are approached aggressively by three or more blacks whip out your weapon and defend yourself.

  • Maddog

    Excellent LOL

  • viction
  • curenado

    Make nognogs extinct. They have 80% of more failure rate and are no g9od.

  • Hammerun

    The cold weather is going to put the clamps on this.