Getty photographer detained, released in Ferguson

Getty Images staff photographer Scott Olson is placed in a paddy wagon after being arrested by police as he covers the demonstration following the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouriconfirmed the arrest of one of its photographers covering the unrest in a Missouri town where a white police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager. In a caption with a photograph showing the arrest of Scott Olson, the agency said he was being “placed in a paddy wagon after being arrested by police as he covers the demonstration following the shooting death of Michael Brown.” did not say why Olson was detained. ” condemns Scott’s arrest and is committed to ensuring that he and our other photographer colleagues are able to report this important story,” said Pancho Bernasconi, Getty’s vice president of news.

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