Ferguson Reacts to Darren Wilson's Resignation

The former officer steps down from the police force days after the grand jury decides not to indict him.
2:13 | 12/01/14

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Transcript for Ferguson Reacts to Darren Wilson's Resignation
Thank you, Rebecca. Now to the fallout in Ferguson. More protests over the weekend as officer Darren Wilson resigned from the force. This afternoon, the president will examine the issues in a series of white house meetings. Alex Perez is in Ferguson. Reporter: From the first time since the grand jury decision, public schools will be back open today. Wilson said he stepped down because he fared he would become a target. Overnight, St. Louis police condemning the actions of the St. Louis rams before Sunday's game. Players raising their hands in the now iconic hands up don't shoot pose, a show of support for the family of Michael brown. The St. Louis police association demanded a public apology. This capping off a weekend of protests. The protests continuing even after Darren Wilson officially resigned from the Ferguson police department Saturday, less than a week after the grand jury decided not to indict him in brown's death. He said I've been told that my continued employment may Pu the residents and the police officers of the city of Ferguson at risk, which is a circumstance that I cannot allow. Last week, Wilson hinted he would not return to work. Do you really think it's possible? I mean, do you think they would accept me? Do you think it would be safe for me? Reporter: The mayor of Ferguson says Wilson will not get severance pay. We have now severed ties with officer Darren Wilson. Moving forward to bring our community together. Reporter: Wilson writing it is my hope that my resignation will allow the community to heal. What jour biggest worry? Someone hurting my family. Or another officer getting hurt. Reporter: This may not be the end. A justice department investigation is still looming over Wilson and the Ferguson pd. Michael brown's faply spent the weekend at a church service and say Wilson's resignation does not come as a surprise. Over the weekend, mostly peaceful. A trend everyone here is hoping will continue. George? Thank you, Alex. Let's go to Amy with the

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