The Missouri State Highway Patrol has named a new director of the Missouri Information Analysis Center, twelve days after the it scrapped a controversial report which inflamed conservatives.
Lt. David Hall will replace Van Godsey as the center's new director, the Patrol announced Monday. Van Godsey was reassigned to another division.
The report outraged conservatives for its references to anti-abortionists, anti-immigration advocates and supporters of third party candidates as potential terrorist threats.
"I am confident Lt. Hall has the experience and expertise necessary to oversee the functions of the Missouri Information Analysis Center," said Colonel James Keathley in a statement.