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DOJ won't bring civil rights charges against Darren Wilson

The Justice Department on Wednesday announced it would not charge Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of a black teenager, Michael Brown.

"There is no evidence upon which prosecutors can rely to disprove Wilson's stated subjective belief that he feared for his safety," a DOJ report concluded. However, in a separate report the Justice Department determined Ferguson police and officials routinely violated the constitutional rights of blacks.

Wilson, who is white, killed the unarmed Brown last August, sparking widespread protests and a nationwide conversation on race and law enforcement.