Here Are the Justice Department’s Full Reports on Darren Wilson and the Ferguson Police Department

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Attorney General Eric Holder announces the Justice Department's civil rights investigation into the Ferguson Police Department, Sept. 4, 2014.Pablo Martinez Monsivai/AP

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On Wednesday, the Justice Department released its highly anticipated report unveiling patterns of racial discrimination among officers and officials from Ferguson, Missouri. 

Here is the full report on the police department: 

 

 

The department also chose not to pursue charges against Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Michael Brown last August. 

Here’s the full report on the Michael Brown shooting investigation: 

 

Read some of our previous coverage here and here

 

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