Lawyer Anthony David condemned the release of that video, saying the "family feels that that was strategic, they feel that it was aimed at denigrating their son, it was a character assassination," and added that they believe Jackson's actions were meant to rile the community up again.
He’s now inciting the community all over again. If you get this kind of negative reaction to this... it won’t be on anybody’s part on this side. .. Now we’re focused on the side show.The family and lawyers reminded the community and the rest of the country watching events unfold to not be distracted by the videotape and that, as lawyer Daryl Parks said, "We believe the most important thing, is what happened that particular day, in the middle of the street, is that officer killed Mike Brown. Let’s not lose sight of that."
Do not take the bait from anybody who is trying to character assassinate Mike. Don’t take that...
One other tidbit, pointing back to what a bang-up operation the Ferguson PD is: