Officer Wilson is not facing criminal charges in the death of eighteen year-old Michael Brown.
These are my thoughts about the case, so be warned, as what I say may or may not agree with your personal beliefs.
To be honest, I'm really, really happy this was the result. What crime was there? An officer following the law of which he enforces and re-enforces when necessary? Brown was charging at Officer Wilson with negative intentions, so there were only a few seconds to commit or omit a reaction. By defending himself, as permissible by state and federal law, he shot Brown because he showed he could have been a threat. No laws broken; no protocols violated. Simple as that.
Is it a shame that it came down to this? Very much so! I wish nobody died that day, but if Brown wasn't going to do as he was told and run up to an officer in rebellion, then he practically just asked for trouble to happen.
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On a side note, I've received some personal heat on Facebook for my glee on the matter. Saying that someone is disappointed in me isn't going to change the Grand Jury's ruling.
The law was upheld justly, so please don't be bitter to anyone, regardless of what "side" they're on. They are entitled to have opinions just like you. Some will agree with you, others will not.
That is all. If I think of more things to say, I'll put them in this journal as edits. God bless and have a most blessed Thanksgiving!