Change laws that shield police, Missouri prosecutor says

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Change laws that shield police, Missouri prosecutor says

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Wesley Bell announces Thursday, July 30, 2020, that no charges will be filed against former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown Jr. on August 9, 2014 in Clayton, Mo. Bell said his administration reopened the case and spent five months reinvestigating. (Chris Kohley/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Michael Brown, Sr. arrives at the Ferguson Market as Ferguson police officers talk with protesters who tried to shut down the store on Thursday, July 30, 2020 in Ferguson, Mo. St. Louis County’s prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
FILE - In this 2014 file photo provided by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson during his medical examination after he the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. St. Louis County’s top prosecutor announced Thursday, July 30, 3030, that he will not charge Brown, the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. (St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office via AP, File)
Donzell Clark photographs the rebuilt memorial for Michael Brown on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the spot where the teen was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer in 2014. St. Louis County’s prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson. (Robert Cohen /St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
FILE - Trinetta Brown, center left, 19, and Triniya Brown become emotional during a memorial service for their brother, Michael Brown, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in the Canfield Green apartment complex in Ferguson, Mo. St. Louis County's top prosecutor announced Thursday, July 30, 2020, that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Brown. But, he said, "our investigation does not exonerate Darren Wilson." (Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
An objector interrupts the end of a press conference Thursday, July 30, 2020, after St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Wesley Bell announced no charges aganist former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown Jr. on August 9, 2014 in Clayton, Mo. Bell said his administration reopened the case and spent five months reinvestigating. (Chris Kohley/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Protesters rebuild the street memorial for Michael Brown on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the spot where Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer in 2014. St. Louis County’s prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson. (Robert Cohen /St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Change laws that shield police, Missouri prosecutor says

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Wesley Bell announces Thursday, July 30, 2020, that no charges will be filed against former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown Jr. on August 9, 2014 in Clayton, Mo. Bell said his administration reopened the case and spent five months reinvestigating. (Chris Kohley/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Michael Brown, Sr. arrives at the Ferguson Market as Ferguson police officers talk with protesters who tried to shut down the store on Thursday, July 30, 2020 in Ferguson, Mo. St. Louis County’s prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
FILE - In this 2014 file photo provided by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson during his medical examination after he the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. St. Louis County’s top prosecutor announced Thursday, July 30, 3030, that he will not charge Brown, the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. (St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office via AP, File)
Donzell Clark photographs the rebuilt memorial for Michael Brown on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the spot where the teen was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer in 2014. St. Louis County’s prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson. (Robert Cohen /St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
FILE - Trinetta Brown, center left, 19, and Triniya Brown become emotional during a memorial service for their brother, Michael Brown, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in the Canfield Green apartment complex in Ferguson, Mo. St. Louis County's top prosecutor announced Thursday, July 30, 2020, that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Brown. But, he said, "our investigation does not exonerate Darren Wilson." (Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
An objector interrupts the end of a press conference Thursday, July 30, 2020, after St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Wesley Bell announced no charges aganist former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown Jr. on August 9, 2014 in Clayton, Mo. Bell said his administration reopened the case and spent five months reinvestigating. (Chris Kohley/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Protesters rebuild the street memorial for Michael Brown on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the spot where Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer in 2014. St. Louis County’s prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson. (Robert Cohen /St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
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