Capt. Ron Johnson: ‘We All Ought to Be Thanking the Browns for Michael’

Melanie Hunter, CNS News, August 18, 2014

In a speech at a service for the unarmed 18-year-old killed by police last week, Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, who was put in charge of the police response in Ferguson, Mo., said Sunday that we should thank Michael Brown’s family, because Michael will “make it better for our sons so they can be better black men.”


Johnson apologized to the Brown family.

“I wear this uniform, and I should stand up here and say that I’m sorry,” he said.

“This is my neighborhood. You are my family. You are my friends, and I am you. And I will stand and protect you. I will protect your right to protest. And will tell you I’m full right now. I came here and I saw people clapping. And this is what the media needs to put on TV,” Johnson added.


“When this is over, I’m gonna go in my son’s room–my black son, who wears his pants saggin’, wears his hat cocked to the side, got tattoos on his arms, but that’s my baby,” said Johnson.

“And we all ought to be thanking the Browns for Michael, because Michael’s going to make it better for our sons, so they can be better black men, so they can be better for our daughters, so they can be better black women, better for me, so I can be a better black father, and we know they’re gonna make our mommas even better than they are today,” he said.

“Let’s continue to show this nation who we are, continue to show this country who we are, but when these days are over . . . and Mike Brown’s family’s still weeping, and they’re still on their knees praying, no matter what positive comes in our lives, we still need to get on our knees, and we need to pray. We need to thank Mike for his life. We need to thank him for the change that he is going to make and to make us better,” he concluded.


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  • Dave4088

    Enrique Holder once said that the black law enforcement officer shares a special bond with the black criminal and black police captain Ronald Johnson sounds like he subscribes to that school of thought. By his hug and cry fest with the Michael Brown family he clearly identifies with the black delinquent Brown and has taken his side in this matter over his fellow white officer. What white law enforcement officer has hugged and cried with a white criminal’s family when that deceased criminal committed a strong arm robbery then attacked a police officer?

    This just illustrates the wide gulf in thought patterns between afro-mericans and whites and why we will forever be unable to coexist in the same living space.

    • anony

      Holder, by those words, surely makes the case for separation of the races.

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      Black cops have a special bond with their black brethren.

      White cops have a special bond with the highest bidder.

  • MekongDelta69

    I’d spit in disgust at my monitor, but I don’t want to get anything on anybody else reading this.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Don’t keep stacks of bricks or loaded firearms near your favorite TV viewing chair either.

      • Whitetrashgang

        If your watching CNN, If watching Nancy grace best not find out where she parks her fat ass at night.

        • me

          Captain Johnson should be forced to sniff the chair of Nancy Grace as punishment for his racist stupidity and political cupidity. Ha!

    • me

      I’d crap in my pants at the blatant idiocy and racism of “Captain Affirmative Action” Johnson, but there aren’t enough Depends in the world….

  • serious123

    Rather sad that the Capt of the Missouri Stste Police is such a lackey.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Ize beez Ron Johnson. Ize beez thankful fo everah Michael Brown dese folks wanna bust out.

      Dey makes me look betta. Almost like I belongs heyah…

      Ize beez Ron Johnson, black bossman of da Mizuri Hiway Patroll.

    • APaige

      I thought he was going to save the day.

  • JackKrak

    Thanks, Captain Token, for putting in your two cents.

    Now go back to posing for brochure covers, going on recruiting trips to high schools and whatever else fills your six hour day at the office and let the adults handle this.

    • adplatt126

      Not adults. Humans.

  • Tarczan

    The darkies are constantly complaining about the heavy loss of life in black communities, such as Chicago, yet when the police act they are vilified.

    • Chasmania

      They are the friggin’ text book example of a conundrum.

      ” Da’ Po-leec don’t be nevuh comin’ when we be callin’ uhm ! ” and then in the same breath they’re complaining about how the police never leave them alone.

      The blacks would be funnier if only they weren’t so damned destructive, deadly AND expensive to keep around….

      • Usually Much Calmer

        I don’t even need them to be funny. I could live and let live if they weren’t so violent, destructive, and expensive.

  • Uncle_Dan

    Say, are you sure this place is honest?

    • John R

      …….”as honest as the day is long…” LOL.

  • dd121

    At the rate these id iot politicians are going, they’re going to order the cops never to arrest or harm any black in the commission of their felonies. That would be a good plot for a dystopian film.

  • John Smith


    The officer has a broken eye socket and he still sucks up to the blacks.

    Idiotic comments like this just throw gasoline on the fire.

    • Sloppo

      Correct me if I’m wrong, but I was under the impression that the officer who fatally shot the “gentle giant” convenience store robber after he had his skull fractured was a white guy. Captain Johnson seems to have bantu heritage.

    • John R

      Not the same person. The White officer, who got the broken eye socket doing his job, is not the same one as this affirmative action P.O.S. who obviously has more sympathy for the black criminal class than with law abiding citizens.

  • Despicable of the Governor, Democrat Jay Nixon, to appoint this affirmative action creature to be in charge of the policing. All Captain Johnson’s marching, preaching in church, and solidarity with the blacks rather than with the taxpayers, did nothing but encourage more violence.

    This creature should be removed from Ferguson. No white person should ever trust him. Whatever he’s paid, it’s way damn too much.

    • me

      Truth! Negroes should not be in charge of ANYTHING, since they can’t be in charge of their own impulses towards violence and racist attacks against anyone who’s not Negro. Right, Barry and Eric?

  • Usually Much Calmer

    “And we all ought to be thanking the Browns for Michael, because
    Michael’s going to make it better for our sons, so they can be better
    black men, so they can be better for our daughters, so they can be
    better black women, better for me, so I can be a better black father,
    and we know they’re gonna make our mommas even better than they are
    today,” he said.

    And how exactly will this happen? The radios made out of coconuts don’t work too well.

    • Whitetrashgang

      Maybe they can use Michaels body in taxidermy school or something like that.

      • me

        How about using his stuffed ‘remains’ in evolutionary studies as ‘the missing link’?

    • me

      As the Professor and Skipper found out, the hard way….

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    My black son,’ Johnson told the cheering crowd. ‘Who wears his pants sagging. Wears his hat cocked to the side. Got tattoos on his arms. But that’s my baby.’

    Capt. Johnson’s son sounds just like this Michael Brown character.

    He’s also another race baiter.

    Just hours after the violent Black Panthers lead a march and chanted to kill Darren Wilson, Johnson praised them for helping to bring peace to the streets.

    He reminds me of the hapless, incompetent Chief Moose of DC sniper fame who ignored all evidence in his hope of heroism by finding The Great White Defendant. Lives were lost while Moose kept up his own personal quest, refusing to believe the murderers couldn’t possibly be White.

    I suspect when this is over, Captain Ron Johnson will enter politics; what he’s doing now is building up street cred with the lofo crowd.

    • Katherine McChesney

      Just another Thug’s family member. Won’t be surprised when his son commits a crime.

      • model1911

        Patricide perhaps?

  • Tarczan

    Even for the low standards set for Magic Black Guys, he’s an idiot.

  • Jack Burton

    When you consider the fact that he’s just another affirmative action appointee, a recipient of working welfare, rather than nonworking welfare, it all makes sense. He’s just a black that’s a morning person, he can wake up and show up to a job, but is still just as incompetent as the looters and welfare bums that sleep during the day and prowl around at night like the predators that they are.

  • gemjunior

    I am filled with disgust.

  • Paleoconn

    If Missouri Fats is supposed to be a role model for blacks, that’s all you need to know about the community.

    • John R

      I know. And here is an example of one of the “better blacks.” ’nuff said.

  • obot

    I’m sure the store owner who was robbed and assaulted by Brown is thanking the Brown fambly

  • Raymond Kevon Morgan

    Ron Johnson is one of the protesters.He marches with them and supports them.On his 2nd night in charge he allow looters to have their way without arrest or hinderance from police.

    • me

      And this is why our ancestors warned us against ‘integrating’ the Negro into our society.

  • flitetym

    Now here’s an example of police acting ‘stupidly’, according to Obama.

    • John R

      Yeah, but, according to Obama, that is police acting properly and “reaching out to the community.”
      “Things just keep getting curiouser and curiouser.”

  • disqus_irCdmAu8It

    Wow, he clearly didn’t get the memo detailing Michael’s Ant-White Rap lyrics, his FB photos showing a menacing thug, nor the video of Michael attacking the old man at the liquor store.

  • none of your business

    Here is what the gentle giant did to Officer Wilson.

    Missouri cop was badly beaten before shooting Michael Brown, says source

    Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer whose fatal shooting of Michael Brown touched off more than a week of demonstrations, suffered severe facial injuries, including an orbital (eye socket) fracture, and was nearly beaten unconscious by Brown moments before firing his gun, a source close to the department’s top brass told

    “The Assistant (Police) Chief took him to the hospital, his face all swollen on one side,” said the insider. “He was beaten very severely.”

    According to the well-placed source, Wilson was coming off another case in the neighborhood on Aug. 9 when he ordered Michael Brown and his friend Dorain Johnson to stop walking in the middle of the road because they were obstructing traffic. However, the confrontation quickly escalated into physical violence, the source said..

    “They ignored him and the officer started to get out of the car to tell them to move,” the source said. “They shoved him right back in, that’s when Michael Brown leans in and starts beating Officer Wilson in the head and the face.

    The source claims that there is “solid proof” that there was a struggle between Brown and Wilson for the policeman’s firearm, resulting in the gun going off – although it still remains unclear at this stage who pulled the trigger. Brown started to walk away according to the account, prompting Wilson to draw his gun and order him to freeze. Brown, the source said, raised his hands in the air, and turned around saying, “What, you’re going to shoot me?”

    At that point, the source told, the 6 foot, 4 inch, 292-pound Brown charged Wilson, prompting the officer to fire at least six shots at him, including the fatal bullet that penetrated the top of Brown’s skull, according to an independent autopsy conducted at the request of Brown’s family.

    Wilson suffered a fractured eye socket in the fracas, and was left dazed by the initial confrontation, the source said. He is now “traumatized, scared for his life and his family, injured and terrified” that a grand jury, which began hearing evidence on Wednesday, will “make some kind of example out of him,” the source said.

    The source also said the dashboard and body cameras, which might have recorded crucial evidence, had been ordered by Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, but had only recently arrived and had not yet been deployed.

    St. Louis County police, who have taken over the investigation, did not return requests for comment about possible injuries suffered by Wilson.

    Edward Magee, spokesman for St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCullough, said the office will not disclose the nature of the evidence it will reveal to a grand jury.

    “We’ll present every piece of evidence we have, witness statements, et cetera, to the grand jury, and we do not release any evidence or talk about evidence on the case.”

    Nabil Khattar, CEO of 7Star Industries – which specializes in firearms training for law enforcement and special operations personnel – confirmed that police are typically instructed to use deadly force if in imminent danger of being killed or suffering great bodily injury.

    “You may engage a threat with enough force that is reasonably necessary to defend against that danger,” he said.

    Wilson is a six-year veteran of the Ferguson police force department, and has no prior disciplinary infringements.

    Massive protests have since taken over the St. Louis community, prompting Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon last Thursday to place Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson at the helm of security operations in an effort to calm ongoing tensions. The federal government is also investigating the death, and Attorney General Eric Holder has taken the lead – calling “the selective release of sensitive information” in the case “troubling.”

    On Friday, Ferguson police released surveillance video showing Brown stealing cigars from a convenience store just before his death. Jackson came under intense criticism for disclosing the tape and a related police report as he also insisted that the alleged robbery and the encounter with Wilson were unrelated matters. Brown’s family, through their attorney, suggested the tape’s release was a strategic form of “character assassination.”

    However,’s source insisted that there was absolutely no spin agenda behind the tape’s release and that there were a number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) media requests filed by media outlets seeking it. Tom Jackson is said to have waited on publicly releasing it, and did not want it shown until Brown’s grieving mother first had the chance to see it.

    “He defied the FOIAs as long as he could,” noted the insider. “A powerful, ugly spin has completely ruined public discourse on this whole situation.”