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Officer Darren Wilson (Reuters)

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown, has resigned from the police force, his attorney said. The news comes amid unceasing protests across the US against a grand jury decision clearing Wilson of murder charges.

The resignation is effective immediately, AP quoted one of Wilson’s lawyers, Neil Bruntrager, as saying on Saturday. 

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Prior to the resignation, Wilson was on administrative leave from the Ferguson Police Department since the August 9 shooting.

Wilson‘s resignation letter has since been posted online. In it, the officer said he hopes his leave“will allow the community to heal.”

On Monday, a St. Louis County grand jury decidednot to indict Wilson, 28, for the fatal shooting of the 18-year-old Brown. 

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3 thoughts on “Darren Wilson resigns in wake of shooting Michael Brown – attorney”
  1. Incorrect. Wilson was not “cleared of murder charges” as he was never charged in the first place. The Grand Jury found there was no evidence to support any criminal charge, not even littering!
    The language in this report demonstrates a liberal tendency in the writer …

      1. We all have to be careful in selecting news stories to blog or reblog. We cannot let the fools set the narrative or hijack the language.
        God bless my friend.

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