Ferguson Cop Who Shot Michael Brown ‘Unlikely To Face Civil Rights Charges’ – 1 November 2014

RT logoThe white police officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, is unlikely to face federal civil rights charges for his role in the incident, according to a Friday report by the Washington Post.

Officials familiar with the ongoing civil rights investigation conducted by the Justice Department stated that detectives feel there is not sufficient evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Officer Darren Wilson willfully violated Brown’s rights,the reportclaimed.

If true, the news would underscore the difficulty of proving if and when an officer intends to violate an individual’s civil rights.

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