3 years ago
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Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Resigns
Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown, has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department. "I have been told that my continued employment may put the residents and police officers of the City of Ferguson at risk, which is a circumstance that I cannot allow,” Wilson said in a resignation letter released late Saturday. “It was my hope to continue in police work, but the safety of other police officers and the community are of paramount importance to me. It is my hope that my resignation will allow the community to heal,” the letter read. The announcement of resignation didn't appease protesters outside the Ferguson police department on Saturday night. "I've been protesting out here since August," Rick Campbell told the Associate Press, adding that he didn't care that Wilson had resigned. Several other protesters who were asked to comment expressed disinterest at the development. "We were not after Wilson's job," civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton said in a statement. "We were after Michael Brown's justice." It is commendable that Wilson resigned out of a safety for his fellow officers and residents of Ferguson. I wonder if we will be able to find work somewhere else.
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I heard a rumor he got paid 1 million for 2exclusive interviews.He doesn't need the money
3 years ago·Reply
he might now idkj, but If an officer believes and fears his life is in danger and those of others are in danger he has the right to fire to defend himself and the general public.
3 years ago·Reply
There he goes.
3 years ago·Reply
Only he and God knows what truly happened... hoping that what he told was the truth. If not his day of judgement will come....
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