Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson to ABC News: I Have a ‘Clean Conscience’

Officer who fatally shot Michael Brown spoke to George Stephanopoulos in first interview after a grand jury decided not to indict him

Last Updated: November 25, 2014 @ 2:06 PM

Darren Wilson, the police officer at the center of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, sat down for his first interview that will air on ABC’s “World News With David Muir,” “Nightline” and “Good Morning America.”

On Monday, a grand jury decided not to indict Wilson on charges stemming from the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in August, sparking protests in Ferguson and elsewhere.

The interview will air on “World News With David Muir” and “Nightline” on Tuesday, as well as “Good Morning America” on Wednesday.

The interview was conducted by George  Stephanopoulos, the morning after a grand jury decided not to indict him.

On Tuesday, ABC News cut into broadcast coverage, during which Stephanopoulos announced he had just interviewed Wilson.

Footage of the interview showed Wilson telling Stephanopoulos that he has a “clean conscience,” and the fact that Brown was black had nothing to do with the shooting.

Stephanopoulos added that Wilson told him he “did what he was trained to do.”

In addition to “World News,” “Nightline” and “GMA,” the interview will be available via ABCNews.com and ABC Radio, starting Tuesday.

Watch a preview clip of the interview.


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