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St. Louis police sergeant: Ferguson is 'a wake up call'




FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13:  Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13: Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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In the aftermath of the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, a lot of anger has been directed at the police in Ferguson and at law enforcement everywhere.

Sergeant Darren Wilson, an 18-year veteran of the St. Louis Police Department and the President of the Ethical Society of Police, a largely black policeman's association, says that what's going on in Ferguson is a wake up call and that the events there are unfolding because of a lack of diversity and poor communication.