Darren Wilson Resigned Because of ‘Credible Threats’: Lawyer

Elisha Fieldstadt, NBC News, November 30, 2014

Darren Wilson, the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, resigned from the Ferguson Police Department Saturday because he was told of “credible threats” to the department and officers–and the city has now “severed ties” with him.

Wilson’s attorney, Neil Bruntrager, told NBC News that Wilson submitted his resignation “two minutes after” Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson told him of the threats.

“The chief thought that if he resigned it would alleviate those threats,” Bruntrager said, and “that was all [Wilson] needed to hear.”

But Bruntrager stressed that Jackson didn’t press Wilson to resign. “He was just making him aware of the information,” the attorney said.

“It was my hope to continue in police work, but the safety of other police officers and the community are of the paramount importance to me,” Wilson wrote in his resignation letter.

Wilson doesn’t expect to continue policing anywhere in the “immediate future,” Bruntrager said. In the wake of Brown’s death, and the tumultuous fallout, Wilson “doesn’t have a plan,” Bruntrager said, adding he will have to make one soon because “he has no income.” Bruntrager said Wilson has no plans to leave the country.

Later on Sunday, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said Wilson will not receive a severance package or any benefits as part of his resignation from the police force. “We have now severed ties with Officer Darren Wilson,” Knowles said, adding that he realizes the change will probably not bring immediate calm to the city.


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  • [Guest]

    Yet again, the white man who does the honorable thing in a black-and-white confrontation loses.

    • Fr. John+

      not only loses, but it penalized by not even getting a severance package! Cast adrift? Hell. The ‘refugee boats’ floating in the Mediterranean Sea get better treatment, than this heroic and persecuted White American (oh, sorry, oxymoron.)

      • Michigan Patriot

        You are 100 % correct.

      • Paleoconn

        Fr. John I think you mean ‘redundant’ not ‘oxymoron’.

    • Born_In_The_Pineywoods

      Been there. Done that. It is tough to be a cop who doesn’t back down to a threat and who is intent on justice these days.

      Being around negroes makes that a losing proposition.

    • Michigan Patriot

      You have noticed this pattern too.

    • Realist

      Whites continue to take it in the ass….they allow it.

  • JohnEngelman

    I hope Darren Wilson gets a position with another police force. I would like for him to be patrolling my high black, and consequently high crime neighborhood.

    • Georgia Boy

      I hope the rumors are true that he’s made a millionaire now. At least he got compensated for the stalinesque treatment he’s getting from blacks and liberals.

      • LexiconD1

        Rather he get the jackpot ghetto lottery, than anyone in the ‘Brown family’…

        • Laura Dilworth

          Browns are going after it

      • His GoFundMe LDF got to a million. If the Brown family sues him in civil court, he’ll have to dip into that.

        • Alexandra1973

          If I were a judge in that case I’d tell the Brown family to take a hike.

          • NoMosqueHere

            Under liberal pleading laws you can sue just about anyone for just about anything and survive a motion to dismiss.

          • toldev

            I would agree, but most judges do not have the intestinal fortitude for that.

        • Reverend Bacon

          Do you know if the Policeman’s Union picked up the tab for his lawyers so far? That had to have cost several hundred thousand. I know the rumor that he got half a million to pillory himself in front of George Stephanopolous, but I’m not sure it’s true. Do you know about that one?

        • Connie Dung

          Are there any lawyers here? Or anyone here from the Ferguson area? Can someone please get the ball rolling on a collective lawsuit on behalf of the business owners and adversely affected homeowners vs. the Browns, Head, Sharpton, the media, Nixon, Holder and Obama? There’s more than enough ample evidence of conspiracy, incitement and negligence.

          • Connie Dung

            I want the money from the sale of those t-shirts to go to the store owner and Wilson.

      • none of your business

        On freerepublic today there is a post that he only got $200,000. One million with about 40 percent income tax is not enough to live on since he like James Watson is unemployable.

        • I bet Sheriff Joe Arpaio out in Phoenix would hire him….

    • Tarczan

      Why do you remain there?

      • JohnEngelman

        No one lives with those people if they can move.

        • Tarczan

          Ok, thank you. Thats a tough thing. Good luck.

        • none of your business

          I thought you were a highly skilled upper middle class programmer or engineer of some kind or at least that is what you claim.

          • JohnEngelman

            I have twenty years of computer programmer experience.

          • ncpride

            If John is a White male programmer, he likely can’t find a job because the Asians he so loves and promotes have taken those positions away from him.

      • none of your business

        He doesn’t live in a black neighborhood. He just claims that to prove what an anti racist liberal he is.

        • JohnEngelman

          I am liberal on economic and environmental issues. I am conservative on social issues, especially criminal justice.

          • Tarczan

            We need all the help we can get, as long as he supports Europeans. When the Muslims invaded Europe, the various Christian groups joined together to defeat them at Vienna. We are in a similar spot.

    • none of your business

      You have made it obvious that you hate goys like Wilson. Much of what you write is blatant lies. I don’t believe you live in a black neighborhood. In fact I don’t believe anything you write at all.

      • JohnEngelman

        When have I ever said that I hate Darren Wilson? When have I ever lied about anything? I am careful about documenting factual assertions.

    • Max

      I think it is safe to say that he is ruined for police work now, especially where blacks are likely to be encountered.

  • Sheik Yerbouti

    It’s a shame to lose a cop who can drop an advancing assshole while suffering with a damaged eye. That’s a real cop. He won his life, why push the odds in such a hostile, backward environment? I hope he hits the speaking circuit for a while.

  • Hero Darren is still under investigation by the Holder/Obama Justice Department. He’s still going to be a target no matter where he goes, although I don’t think the average Ferguson black has the brainpower to hatch a successful assassination plan against him.

    A Gofundme raised half a mil for his legal defense. He has lawyers. He’ll have to pay them. If the Feds go after him, he’s likely to run through all the gofundme money and more.

    His wife is still a Ferguson cop, although they want her to leave the force too.

    With blacks essentially running the country now, bullying and threatening and whining and getting their way, life is becoming more dangerous and unpleasant for all of us. It really is time to begin to actively resist. Spineless politicians who give in to a few hundred demonstrators in every city who march in the middle of the street might take heed of a few thousand pro-white demonstrators in those same cities. It’s worth a try.

    • Georgia Boy

      And liberals have now dropped all pretense of caring about the rule of law and are openly supporting black mob rule. In the future whites could end up paying for police twice, just like they pay for schools twice … Once in taxes for the failed public system that serves as a handout jobs program controlled by the city political leadership, and once privately for the system that really does educate them and keep them safe. And if you don’t have the money, you’re on your own.

    • See The Future

      White people have it too good yet. It will have to become very bad for a lot of white people before we see any action.

    • none of your business

      The police union defended him in the grand jury hearing. Now that he was forced to resign he will have no funds to defend himself against Holder’s and the next AG’s
      civil rights charges and any suit the Brown family brings.

    • Laura Dilworth

      Police union funded his attys

  • libertarian1234

    In other words Wilson resigned due to Black Terrorism.

    • Georgia Boy

      Hung out to dry for being the one person in this whole thing who wasn’t too much of a pu.ssy to stand up to black bullying. Truly sad. #goodbyeamerica

    • See The Future

      We are just a step from South Africa.

    • Speedy Steve

      Wrong! Sam Beaux has been manipulated by white race traitors, communists from New Yawk and Chicago and Oakland. The negro is clearly not capable of organizing an international demonstration. We’re dealing with Red Terrorism here.

  • Credible threats or no, there’s no way he could have ever been a normal day to day cop in Ferguson, or anywhere in the St. Louis area, ever again.

    • phorning

      That’s true, but it is still wrong he was offered no severance. I seriously doubt the deal negotiated by his union calls for officers to get nothing when they leave the force even if it is voluntary resignation.

      • phillyguy

        officer Wilson should have a lawsuit against the police department and the state, he was only doing his job and he was crucified for it.

        • A Freespeechzone

          Or the right to file for a disability pension—for extreme STRESS. Same for his wife…..let Ferguson pay.

        • Michigan Patriot

          Very logical thought but with minority & leftist, treasonous Whites in any future juries or leftist judges, Patrolman Wilson will not get any meaningful justice for his mental, physical & economic suffering. America is ” cooked ” by the Marxist, anti-White Christian terrorists.

        • none of your business

          A workmen’s comp suit is the best way to go but they sometimes take 15 years.

    • TruthBeTold

      Life as a cop in Ferguson would be impossible. At some point some creep would challenge him.

      Being a cop in another city would only be a matter of time before he was identified.

      • NoMosqueHere

        A license to kill him has been given out to every third world maniac.

      • Connie Dung

        He should seek a low profile job in law enforcement such as dispatch, clerical or support. He’d still get decent pay and benefits and have little to no interaction with the public. But he should change his name, dye his hair and grow a mustache.

    • phillyguy

      for officer Wilson to live a normal life he will have to change his name and move to a different state what a shame.

  • IstvanIN

    The Mayor and the Police Chief threw this man to the dogs. No wonder we are losing.

    • Jaggers

      They couldn’t say one nice thing about the poor guy, like, “he served well and did his duty” or something. Despicable cowards!

      • Tom_in_Miami

        I can hardly believe a man can be run out of town for doing his job and be vilified too. He deserves reasonable compensation for the damages done to him. The bosses didn’t have a kind word to say for him. Well, what goes around comes around. Maybe the chief or mayor will find himself with a 300 lb. negro in his car trying to disarm HIM.

    • See The Future

      It is absolute insanity what is happening to this man.

      • none of your business

        He is not the only one.

    • none of your business

      Every White government worker, teacher and even healthcare worker in government health facilities such as VA’s and county health systems was thrown to the dogs back in the 1968 civil rights affirmative action act.

  • TruthBeTold

    There’s still a double bullseye on his back. The government and the Brown family. (Does ‘Brown family’ sound racist?)

  • BernieGoetzFan

    Sounds like he might be able to sue. Hopefully for a lot of money.

  • Dave4088

    The plight of Darren Wilson proves that white skin privilege exists only in the feverish minds of leftist loons and afro-mericans. That his life and livelihood can be destroyed for simply enforcing the law on an afro is sobering.

    No doubt the Brown family and their lawyer are aware of the money Darren Wilson received through donations and will now demand a large share of it in their forthcoming “gibsmedat” civil suit.

  • paul kersey

    Why are whites always pointing out high black on black crime? I wholeheartedly support that. What I am concerned about is black on white crime.

    • none of your business

      Reason I despise Fox news. All I hear from those blathering idiots is black on White crime and how awful it is that blacks abort their fetal criminals.

      • John Smith

        White conservatives really don’t realize the favors abortion has done for them.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Officer Wilson has a target on his back:

    Black Panthers Lead Death Chant for Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO

    With the media supporting the thugs, criminals, looters and rioters:

    Two NYT Reporters Posted Darren Wilson’s Home Address.

    Releasing the home address of the officer so that he and his family could be terrorized/murdered.

    Any White police officer on the Ferguson police force should be thinking hard about a transfer somewhere else. There is extreme pressure from the Feds to change the racial make-up of the Ferguson PD.

    As for Officer Wilson, he needs to move as far away from blacks as possible and change his name.

    He’s been through enough and there’s no end in sight.

    • phillyguy

      what do you expect ,a member of the tribe and the white liberal idiot.

  • phillyguy

    the one person and only one person who should be held accountable for this whole debacle is the gentle giants partner in crime, that cornrowed lying negro, , he will ran to the liberal press and they ate it all up saying that the gentle giant was surrendering with his hands up, when all along he was bull rushing officer Wilson who had no choice but to shoot the shoot this out of control gorilla, Mr cornrow should be made an example of if we had any politicians with balls, he is the one who lied he is the one who everyone rallied around he is the one who should be held accountable for the billion dollars worth of damage to Ferguson

    • Michigan Patriot

      You are being too Christian by calling this savage devil a person. I am a person and he isn’t in my league nor universe.

      • Nonhumans

        Hence my screen name.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    “Bruntrager said “he (Officer Wilson) has no income.”….Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said Wilson will not receive a severance package or any benefits as part of his resignation from the police force.”

    I hope Officer Wilson has enough to disappear himself for a while:

    An NBC source with knowledge of the #DarrenWilson interview talks said that ABC offered to pay mid-to-high six figures for the interview.


    The woman who founded the movement to support Darren Wilson has spoken out and revealed that the Ferguson police officer could have a $1 million war chest.

    The supporter said that she knew of at least $500,000 from two donation funds set up in his name but that was a ‘conservative estimate’ – and the total could be seven figures.

    a gofundme site was set up and received $235,000 in donations before being closed to new money.

    Another by pro-police organization Shield of Hope has raised another $250,000.

    http //www dailymail co uk/news/article-2851213/Darren-Wilson-receive-1-million-funding-supporters-woman-organizing-officer-s-friends-group-says-Michael-Brown-bad-choice-day html#ixzz3KhCycSYb

    A good man’s life destroyed over a worthless, criminal thug.

    • John Smith

      I wonder how Obama will use the IRS against him? You can bet the dead negro thug’s sire and dam will try to get a shyster to go after this money. I’d be off to Idaho yesterday with that money and get set up in an area largely free of the minority scourge.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        I’d transfer my the money and all assets to my wife if I were Officer Wilson – just like Al Sharpton did to get out of paying off Steven Pagones.

        Idaho is where Mark Furman headed after the OJ trial – a trial that hinged on whether Furman had said the “N” word 10 years previously, never mind the two Whites who were butchered by OJ.

        Everyone know the “n” word is far worse.

        • John Smith

          It’s where a lot of white people who don’t want to have to deal with minority behavior are going.

  • See The Future

    He should not have voluntarily resigned. He did no wrong.

  • See The Future

    White cops across the country should have staged a one day protest to show support and solidarity for Wilson.

    • Speedy Steve

      No justice, no police. Blue flu until Wilson is reinstated. In the meantime open season vigilantism.

  • A Freespeechzone

    Since it will be unlikely that Darren Wilson will be able to work in Law Enforcement in the future, he should file for a Stress Disability—he has a bounty out for his murder.

  • He should be getting a pension and back pay from the city for doing his job.


    • none of your business

      He, like all police officers was paid while on administrative leave. Most police pensions need 10 years in before a pension can be awarded, even if the officer is killed or seriously disabled. I don’t think he had ten years in. The only possibility is a 15 year workmen’s comp suit.

  • none of your business

    Lots of Whites have been driven out of their jobs by blacks. Wilson’s is the most well known and violent. Unlike most Whites he was not hauled before a grand jury to face charges of murder. But blacks forcing the firing or resignation of Whites under threat has been going on for about 50 years now.
    In all government or teaching jobs where there is more than 30 percent blacks or when a White has to deal with lack customers or clients there is always a chance that the White will be forced to resign and never be employed again.
    Wilson should explore a workmen’s comp mental disability case. The employers insurance companies fight like mad even if someone falls off a roof and breaks his back but Wilson might win eventually. The only problem is that WCOM cases can take 3 years to get an xray of a broken bone and 20 years to settle.
    Wilson is not the only one. Whites being driven out of their jobs is as common as black on White crime. Blacks attempting to drive Whites out of their jobs is even more common. In fact in any workplace where there are both blacks and Whites the blacks continually try to undermine the Whites so as to cause them to be fired.

  • Dave West

    The latest myth being pandered by the gentle giant fan base is that Wilson shot Brown from 150 feet away. Anyone peddling this myth has never shot a handgun; six shots, mostly center mass from 150 feet away on a moving target? Including one bullet that went straight through the top of Browns skull. Being a cop has now become the most thankless job in America. All the evidence against Brown will be forgotten in a couple of years. 30 years from now children will be indoctrinated in classrooms about how an unarmed, oppressed, black was shot in cold blood by a trigger-happy kkk cop.

  • MekongDelta69

    That weasel, Ferguson Mayor James Knowles was just on TV (FNC) saying ‘we’ still have a ‘racial profiling problem,’ blah, blah, blah, and ‘we need to move forward,’ blah, blah, blah.

    Besides sites like AmRen (and a few other like-minded sites), when is any White person going to grow a spine and tell the truth?
    [Useless, rhetorical question]

    • IstvanIN

      It isn’t like he will win reelection, so what does he have to lose?

      • John Smith

        The blacks are now primed to seize control and continue their chimpout from within the halls of power.

  • MBlanc46

    He’d better change his name and disappear for awhile.

  • WR_the_realist

    Why would Darren Wilson want to catch bad guys in a black neighborhood, when those people in that neighborhood clearly hate a cop who catches their bad guys, or shoots one of those bad guys who is attacking him?

  • Speedy Steve

    He can work as a cop here in Virginia. He’ll do just fine.

  • John Smith

    More like Fergustan threw him under the bus.

  • superlloyd

    More caving in to the threat of black violence by a police dept. sin cojones. Don’t these idiots realise that every capitulation ratchets up the domestic, black terrorism threat.

  • SolStans

    So, instead of standing behind their guiltless colleague, the PC pantywaists subtly give him the boot and don’t bother to track down those making the threats. Got it.

  • Funruffian

    I don’t even need to read the whole article. I already know the narrative and outline. Officer Wilson dispatched a malevolent turd. As a result, the media whips up a storm of controversy and all hell breaks loose. 50 years ago this would never have been a trial. Officer Wilson, in the 1960’s, would have gone home that night, at nice hot meal and gone to bed.
    Today, doing your job right entails a whole new meaning. The pariah of society are the libtards, our government, The Potus and his minions. Something’s gotta give eventually.

  • Whitesneedtobebrave

    Where is the outrage when that Bosnian White man was murdered by a group of Negros and Latinos? I guess white lived do not matter.

    • Harry

      There is outrage. Expressing it means having your email (and eventually) your ID entered into a gov’t database as a white supremacist. You don’t think that they are not monitoring this site?

      • Tarczan

        Do it, Barack.

  • Connie Dung

    Call the White House everyday and tell everyone you know to call the White House everyday until we make it happen.

    Whereas Darren Wilson had to resign due to death threats, because in the minds of black people, White police officers are not representative of people of color;

    Whereas Obama stated that law enforcement should be representative of their communities;

    Whereas Obama is black and therefore not representative of the White community;
    (Obama is half white but advocates solely for “minorities” and acts maliciously toward Whites)

    Obama should resign effective immediately.

    White House:

    Comments: 202-456-1111

    Switchboard: 202-456-1414

  • Guest

    I know someone who is a friend of a friend of the Wilson family. Efforts are being made behind the scenes to raise funds to assist the Wilson family. Soon we should have in place a mechanism by which we can click and send money. When we do, I’ll let you know.

  • Paleoconn

    He should go to Montana or something and be a cop in a civilized community.