Scott Olson, Getty Images Photographer has been covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri following the police shooting of teenager Michael Brown. 


"Getty Images staff photographer Scott Olson, who was arrested on the afternoon of 19 August in Ferguson, Missouri, while on assignment, has been released. Scott told me tonight, “I want to be able to do my job as a member of the media and not be arrested for just doing my job.”

Getty Images condemns Scott’s arrest and is committed to ensuring that he and our other photographer colleagues are able to report this important story."

Pancho Bernasconi, VP, News, Getty Images

Read Scott's statement on the press center

Olson speaks to NPR’s All Things Considered, where he discusses his experience.

View the latest from Ferguson, Missouri 

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