Missouri public safety director resigns 6 months into job

In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, Dan Isom, right, speaks with Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon after being named the director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety in St. Louis. The state senator who sponsored Isom when he was appointed amid the fallout from the Ferguson police shooting say Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2014 he's decided to resign. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach, File) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s public safety director, appointed amid fallout from the fatal Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown, on Wednesday announced plans to resign only six months into the job.

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