On Wednesday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called for “wholesale changes” within the Ferguson Police Department, while speaking at a public forum in Washington. He declined to offer any specific recommendations, noting that Ferguson police were still under a U.S. Department of Justice investigation.

Chief Thomas Jackson of the Ferguson PD said of Holder, “I think he’s about to leave office and needs to say he accomplished something in Ferguson.” He said in an interview with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Thursday, “Right now, I’m low-hanging fruit.”

Jackson called it “irresponsible” for Holder to comment about conclusions Justice Department investigators analyzing his department have made while their investigation is ongoing, especially while “he is telling others to ‘shut up’ about leaks.”

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