First African-American Police Chief Appointed in Ferguson, Mo.

delrish mossThe city of Ferguson, Missouri, swore in Delrish Moss as its first African-American police chief on Monday.

A longtime veteran of the Miami Police Department, Moss was selected over 53 other applicants after a three-month search, the city said. He was officially sworn in at a ceremony on Monday afternoon.

He is tasked with helping rebuild the Ferguson Police Department after racially charged protests broke out over the 2014 shooting death of African-American teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer.

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