Update: St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Joel Currier tweeted that the police department is "not aware" of the reports.
The St. Louis County Police Department will reportedly be relieved of duty in Ferguson, Missouri, amid the escalating situation between law enforcement and protesters over the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Bloomberg: Missouri Gov. Nixon to announce St. Louis County police being taken out of situation. per Rep. Clay (D-Mo.). #Ferguson— Jonathan Allen (@jonallendc) August 14, 2014
Clay: "The gov. just called me and he's on his way to St. Louis now to announce he's taking St. Louis County police out of the situation"— Derek Wallbank (@dwallbank) August 14, 2014