The Department of Justice is reportedly preparing a memo recommending that no civil rights charges be brought against Darren Wilson. Anonymous sources, The New York Times reports, say that the completed investigation “found no evidence” to support charges against the white police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown on August 9 2014. Benjamin Crump, an attorney for Brown’s family, has withheld comment until the Justice Department issues a formal decision.
The DOJ’s “pattern or practice” investigation into the majority white Ferguson police department continues. The force faces allegations of excessive force and discriminatory traffic stops.
Read more at The New York Times.