Republican senators have their own police reform bill that is said to resemble the George Floyd Act, minus the qualified immunity parts. * More than a year after he died while being forcibly detained by a white police officer, the life and death of George Floyd continues to have an impact.
Just as Floyd’s death and the subsequent BLM protests divided the nation for much of the last year, so has the guilty verdict his killer received. On April 20, just after 5 p.m. EST, Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill read the jury’s verdict in the trial of
Chauvin was charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for his role in the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25, 2020.
On Wednesday, an 82-paged transcript was released detailing the last moments of George Floyd’s life. The transcripts document Floyd saying, “I can’t breathe” more than 20 times while under police custody. The released document highlights Floyd’s increased fear and panic during the incident through his erratic pleas
Derek Chauvin, the white police officer who killed George Floyd who was black, had his bail set at US$1.25 million on Monday. Chauvin who was arrested on May 29 attended the Hennepin County Courthouse hearing through a video feed from prison and currently faces charges of second-degree murder
The policeman who killed George Floyd in Minneapolis, Derek Chauvin, was charged with murder after he was filmed kneeling on Floyd’s neck for over 8 minutes during a call to investigate the alleged use of counterfeit money at a local convenience store. Floyd’s death has sparked waves of
George Floyd’s memorial service held on Thursday in Minneapolis came with calls for sweeping criminal justice reforms in the United States. The service, attended by Floyd’s family, friends and public officials, heard a eulogy from Rev Al Sharpton, the president of the civil rights organization, National Action Network.