Ferguson officer Darren Wilson: 'I know I did my job right' - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson: 'I know I did my job right'

Posted: Updated:
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death. Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death.
  • Also on KHQ.comMore>>

  • 58 arrested in 2nd night of Ferguson-area protests

    58 arrested in 2nd night of Ferguson-area protests

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 4:47 PM EST2014-11-26 21:47:34 GMT
    Wednesday, November 26 2014 4:47 PM EST2014-11-26 21:47:35 GMT
    FERGUSON, Mo. - Authorities have raised the arrest total from the second night of protests over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case to 58. >>
    FERGUSON, Mo. - Authorities have raised the arrest total from the second night of protests over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case to 58. St. Louis County police said early Wednesday that 45 people were arrested overnight in Ferguson, which was much calmer than during the first night of protests in which several businesses and vehicles were burned. >>
  • FERGUSON DECISION: No indictment against officer who shot and killed Michael Brown

    FERGUSON DECISION: No indictment against officer who shot and killed Michael Brown

    Monday, November 24 2014 2:28 PM EST2014-11-24 19:28:49 GMT
    Tuesday, November 25 2014 12:40 AM EST2014-11-25 05:40:54 GMT
    FERGUSON, Mo. - A grand jury has decided the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown will not face any criminal charges.>>
    FERGUSON, Mo. - A grand jury has decided the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown will not face any criminal charges. The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri was deliberating on whether Police Officer Darren Wilson would be charged in the death of Brown.>>
FERGUSON, Mo. -

In his first interview since hearing he would not face indictment in the death of Michael Brown, officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown that would've prevented the 18-year-old's death. 

Wilson spoke on Tuesday with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos and said he has a clean conscience, saying, "I know I did my job right." 

Wilson says he felt like it was his duty to chase after Brown following a confrontation at his patrol car. When asked about witness accounts that Brown at one point turned toward Wilson and put his hands up, Wilson responded, "That would be incorrect." 

Wilson has been on administrative leave since August 9, 2014, the day of the shooting. 

Wilson had been with the Ferguson Police Department for less than three years before the shooting. He said Brown's shooting was the first time he had used his gun. 

After deliberation, a grand jury decided Wilson would not face indictment in the death of Brown. 

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Kids walk home due to crowded bus

    Kids walk home due to crowded bus

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:18 PM EST2018-02-24 01:18:23 GMT
    School bus crash in Rathdrum, IDSchool bus crash in Rathdrum, ID
    School bus crash in Rathdrum, IDSchool bus crash in Rathdrum, ID

    Spokane Valley, Wash. As a father of four, Justin Hein was not happy that his 12-year-old daughter and five other students walked over a mile from Centennial Middle School to her home last week, “Kind of Frustrated,” said Hein. He continued by saying, “I had no clue that my kid was even nominated or telling to walk home from school with slippery ice, people driving, that aren't watching where they are going,  and trying to watch a cell phone. And I have to worry

    >>

    Spokane Valley, Wash. As a father of four, Justin Hein was not happy that his 12-year-old daughter and five other students walked over a mile from Centennial Middle School to her home last week, “Kind of Frustrated,” said Hein. He continued by saying, “I had no clue that my kid was even nominated or telling to walk home from school with slippery ice, people driving, that aren't watching where they are going,  and trying to watch a cell phone. And I have to worry

    >>
  • One dead, one injured in crash on Highway 395 near Deer Park

    One dead, one injured in crash on Highway 395 near Deer Park

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:33 AM EST2018-02-24 06:33:14 GMT

    DEER PARK, Wash. - Washington State Patrol is investigating a crash on Highway 395 near Deer Park. WSP officials said they were working to rescue two people who were trapped as a result of the crash Friday evening. Troopers said two cars were involved and there are serious injuries.  Highway 395 is blocked in both directions. Traffic is being divert southbound at Owens and northbound at Burrows.  Avoid the area if possible. 

    >>

    DEER PARK, Wash. - Washington State Patrol is investigating a crash on Highway 395 near Deer Park. WSP officials said they were working to rescue two people who were trapped as a result of the crash Friday evening. Troopers said two cars were involved and there are serious injuries.  Highway 395 is blocked in both directions. Traffic is being divert southbound at Owens and northbound at Burrows.  Avoid the area if possible. 

    >>
  • Liquor store clerks shoot armed robbery suspect, fight over gun

    Liquor store clerks shoot armed robbery suspect, fight over gun

    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:27 AM EST2018-02-24 05:27:46 GMT

    TULSA, Okla. - The owner of an Oklahoma liquor store has released graphic surveillance video showing a violent run-in with an armed robber.  KTUL reports that police responded to Forest Acres Liquor Store in Tulsa Thursday evening after the clerk called 911, saying they shot the suspect several times. The suspect took off before officers arrived, but he later showed up at a nearby hospital.  Police identified the suspect as Tyrone Lee, and 

    >>

    TULSA, Okla. - The owner of an Oklahoma liquor store has released graphic surveillance video showing a violent run-in with an armed robber.  KTUL reports that police responded to Forest Acres Liquor Store in Tulsa Thursday evening after the clerk called 911, saying they shot the suspect several times. The suspect took off before officers arrived, but he later showed up at a nearby hospital.  Police identified the suspect as Tyrone Lee, and 

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Caught on camera: Police in UK release video of 20-person pub brawl

    Caught on camera: Police in UK release video of 20-person pub brawl

    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:19 PM EST2018-02-24 20:19:38 GMT

    LEEDS, England - Detectives with the West Yorkshire Police department are asking for the public's help after a bar fight erupted into a full-scale brawl last week. Police say about 20 people were involved in the February 17 fray at the Arc bar in Leeds.

    >>

    LEEDS, England - Detectives with the West Yorkshire Police department are asking for the public's help after a bar fight erupted into a full-scale brawl last week. Police say about 20 people were involved in the February 17 fray at the Arc bar in Leeds.

    >>
  • French customs officials find stolen Degas in luggage on bus

    French customs officials find stolen Degas in luggage on bus

    Saturday, February 24 2018 2:43 PM EST2018-02-24 19:43:10 GMT

    PARIS (AP) - French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was reported stolen.    The French Culture Ministry said Friday that customs agents in Marne-la-Vallee were surprised to find a work of art bearing the signature "Degas" inside a suitcase in the bus' luggage compartment.

    >>

    PARIS (AP) - French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was reported stolen.    The French Culture Ministry said Friday that customs agents in Marne-la-Vallee were surprised to find a work of art bearing the signature "Degas" inside a suitcase in the bus' luggage compartment.

    >>
  • US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal, emotional abuse

    US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal, emotional abuse

    Saturday, February 24 2018 2:23 PM EST2018-02-24 19:23:19 GMT

    They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they’re women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders. They are the other victims of USA Gymnastics.

    >>

    They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they’re women with lifelong injuries, suffocating anxiety and debilitating eating disorders. They are the other victims of USA Gymnastics.

    >>