Ahead of the announcement of the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case, dozens of local organizations say they are preparing for a safe and unified community response. But remarks made yesterday add to fears that local and state authorities are taking a different approach.
In this series, All In With Chris Hayes looks at the preparations that police, military, and state officials are taking, examining what many fear will be a continuation of the hyper-militarized response protesters have faced.
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Ty Pruitt, who is the cousin of the late Michael Brown and a spokesperson for the Brown family, told MSNBC, "The police are getting ready for war when they should be getting ready for a trial. That to me means they've already made their decision."