At the time of the announcement, and still today, a fair amount of people do not understand what this means for the case.
Dorsey Montgomery II spoke to Today about deliberations and the trial.
With no conviction despite clear footage of the horrific shooting, we're left to wonder what a criminal killing would look like.
“I fired until the threat was stopped, like I’m trained to do,” he said.
"I cannot and will not change my mind," the juror said.
"My mind was like spaghetti," Michael Slager said about the moments before he fatally shot Walter Scott.
The federal charges against Michael Slager are rare in officer-involved shootings.
“People are still being picked out and picked on,” Walter Scott's brother said.
He decided to change sides after a 20-minute conversation with the Vermont senator.