Family lawyer says the city of Ferguson and former officer Darren Wilson will be named in a wrongful death suit.
Ferguson Mayor James Knowles read a brief statement but did not take questions.
“It also really does say that the narrative that came out from people like Dorian Johnson and the ‘hands up, don’t shoot,’ that that narrative was simply false,” Wilson’s attorney Neil Bruntrager says.
The U.S. Department of Justice is not expected to be kind to Ferguson police in it’s final report on the department.
White House setting stage for Selma speech next Saturday
Ferguson City Attorney Stephanie Karr and Mayor James Knowles III said they have not been contacted by the Department of Justice about any findings, nor given a timeline for completion of the investigations.
According to CNN, the issue at stake is “a pattern of racially discriminatory tactics used by officers within the Ferguson Police Department.”
About 1,000 people applied for a vacant dispatcher’s job, and 50 to 60 people applied for two vacant patrol officer jobs.
Ferguson man caught in Dellwood Market also charged with looting Phillips 66.
St. Louis area authorities planning for a grand jury announcement sought unsuccessfully to station National Guard troops and armored Humvees in a Ferguson neighborhood where Michael Brown had been shot by a policeman, according to records released.