Crisis Communications With leadership shift, police and protestors change tune in Ferguson Protests over the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown continued Thursday night, but the atmosphere was completely different, according to reports. By Matt WilsonAug. 18, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson taking a selfie with a protestor. This is a CHANGED atmosphere. #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/Jm51iZXdvz — Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) August 15, 2014 To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.