September 29, 2014 4:12 pm -


Under the state of Missouri’s Sunshine Act, material that is deemed to be in the public’s interest can be provided to individuals and news agencies, if it is deemed to be in the public’s interest to see. However, the city of Ferguson has decided that materials related to the death of Michael Brown are not in…


D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

4 responses to Ferguson Charging Exorbitant Fees For Brown Records To Discourage Transparency

  1. Carla Akins September 29th, 2014 at 4:55 pm

    Transparency is truly a foreign concept. They have learned nothing from the last 6-8 weeks.

  2. edmeyer_able September 29th, 2014 at 4:58 pm

    After seeing how they lock the doors at the courthouse after 5 minutes making anyone late subject to another charge and subsequent fine this doesn’t surprise me at all.

  3. mea_mark September 29th, 2014 at 5:36 pm

    The Ferguson Police Department is so blatantly corrupt and dirty, I really don’t understand why they haven’t been shut down yet. Does nobody care about integrity in America anymore?

  4. tiredoftea September 29th, 2014 at 9:49 pm

    What an incredibly entrepreneurial approach to general revenue fund raising! It’s better than the usual fleecing of residents to grab easy revenue from deep pocketed out of town news organizations, right?