Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, who recently avoided prosecution for the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, has reportedly resigned from the Ferguson Police Department.
The news came Saturday afternoon, with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporting that Wilson’s attorney, Neil Bruntrager, had confirmed Wilson’s retirement, effective immediately.
“I, Darren Wilson, hereby resign my commission as a police officer with the City of Ferguson effective immediately. 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. For obvious reasons, I wanted to wait until the grand jury made their decision before I officially made my decision to resign. 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. I would like to thank all of my supporters and fellow officers throughout this process.”
No big deal for him. He had paid leave and received over $500 Million in donations. He’s still winning…
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