Chief Jason Armstrong leaving Ferguson PD

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Apex, North Carolina has announced the hiring of Ferguson Police Chief Jason Armstrong as their new chief.

Update: The story has been reported by the Post-Dispatch.

Update, July 7, 1:00 pm – statement from Mayor Ella Jones:

Police Chief Jason Armstrong has notified the City that he has accepted another position and will be leaving the City of Ferguson in July. While this is a disappointment to the City, we wish him much success in his future endeavors and thank him for his service to Ferguson.

This is a breaking story, more to come.