Sunday, August 17, 2014

Ferguson "He was doing his Job" Supporters of Police Officer Protest

Four witnesses (if not more) said 18 year old Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson while pleading for his life,  hands in the air, and for some reason this group says the officer was just doing his job. Maybe they have not educated themselves enough to know that LINK: EVERY 28 HOURS A BLACK PERSON IS KILLED BY POLICE

reports: TheGuardian

Supporters of the police officer who shot dead an unarmed teenager in Missouri last weekend, sparking a week of violent clashes on the streets of Ferguson, staged a protest on Sunday in a show of solidarity with the officer.

About 150 people gathered for an afternoon demonstration in downtown St Louis, 12 miles southeast of Ferguson, where Michael Brown, 18, was shot repeatedly by Darren Wilson last Saturday afternoon. Some wielded placards with messages defending the 28-year-old officer and his family.
“He was doing his job,” said Kaycee Reinisch, 57, of Lincoln County, Missouri. “And now because of public uproar in Ferguson, he is being victimised. He is being victimised by the whole city, the state and the federal government.” Reinisch said she had relations in law enforcement who would be “frightened to do their jobs” if Wilson were punished for the incident.

Witnesses have said that Brown was shot dead while fleeing a confrontation with Wilson after the officer asked him and a friend to move from the middle of the road to the pavement. Police contend that Brown assaulted Wilson, who received swelling to one side of his face and was treated in hospital. St Louis county police and prosecutors are investigating the shooting.


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