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Joplin Police Department discusses Ferguson grand jury decision

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Immediately after St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced the grand jury will not be indicting office Darren Wilson, we spoke with the Joplin Police Department about the case.  


Sergeant Jared Delzell with the Joplin Police Department said the following:


"The grand jury saw all the facts, they saw all the evidence, more things than we know. More things than we've seen, and and they've come to the conclusion that they're not going to indict the officer and they know the facts more than the rest of us do and I think we need to respect that decision." 


Sergeant Delzell also spoke on whether the case has had an effect on law enforcement in Joplin. 


"We haven't changed anything that we've been doing, its been pretty much business as usual for us. You know were prepared for variety of situations as they may arise and we haven't changed anything."


In regard to citizen reaction, Sergeant Delzell asks residents to call the Joplin Police Department if they see anything suspicious or have any concerns.  


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