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Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson resigns

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By Euronews
Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson resigns

<p>Darren Wilson has resigned from the Ferguson police department.</p> <p>The officer who shot dead unarmed black teen Michael Brown, told reporters in St Louis that resigning was the hardest thing he’d ever had to do.</p> <p>He said he hoped his decision would allow the community to heal.</p> <p>In Ferguson protests against the grand jury’s decision not to indict Wilson continued into the weekend.</p> <p>Although Wilson was not charged, the US justice department is still conducting a civil rights investigation into the shooting as well as an inquiry into the Ferguson police department’s practices.</p>