Category: Derek Chauvin

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Dec
2020

National Guard Preparing For Indefinite Deployment While George Floyd Trial Proceeds In MinneapolisNational Guard Preparing For Indefinite Deployment While George Floyd Trial Proceeds In Minneapolis

The Minnesota National Guard may deploy indefinitely to Minneapolis while the four former police officers involved in the death of George Floyd are on trial in 2021, an ABC affiliate reported Wednesday. The National Guard’s 12-page plan dubbed “Operation Safety Net” details a worst-case scenario plan where all available state guard forces are deployed for […]

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Nov
2020

Judge Declines Minneapolis Officers’ Request To Move Trial Out Of CityJudge Declines Minneapolis Officers’ Request To Move Trial Out Of City

A judge declined the request of defense attorneys in the George Floyd case to move the trial out of Minneapolis, and also ruled that the four former officers would be tried in a single proceeding, numerous sources reported. Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill had warned attorneys and public officials months prior that if they don’t […]

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Oct
2020

Judge Denies Former Officer’s Request To Use 2019 Footage Of George Floyd Incident With Police As EvidenceJudge Denies Former Officer’s Request To Use 2019 Footage Of George Floyd Incident With Police As Evidence

A judge denied a request made on behalf of a former Minneapolis police officer to use body camera footage from a 2019 arrest of George Floyd as evidence in trial, CBS Minnesota reported.  Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill denied Attorney Earl Gray’s request to use the footage from May 6, 2019 as evidence in court, […]

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Oct
2020

Judge Will Allow Public To View 2019 Video Of Police Interaction With George Floyd That Prosecution Wanted To Remain UnavailableJudge Will Allow Public To View 2019 Video Of Police Interaction With George Floyd That Prosecution Wanted To Remain Unavailable

A video of a 2019 incident involving Minneapolis Police and George Floyd will be made available to the public amid pushback from prosecutors who did not want the video to become public, numerous sources reported. Judge Peter Cahill determined that making the video available would not taint a potential jury. The attorney for fired Minneapolis […]

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Oct
2020

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Released From Jail On $1 Million BondFormer Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Released From Jail On $1 Million Bond

October 07, 2020 2:36 PM ET Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was released from prison after posting $1 million bond, Fox 9 reported Wednesday. Chauvin was reportedly jailed in segregation at the maximum-security Oak Park Heights, Minnesota, prison. He was awaiting a March 8 trial regarding the death of George Floyd and is facing […]

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Jul
2020

Second Former Minneapolis Police Officer Pushes For Dropped Charges In Floyd Case, Citing No Probable CauseSecond Former Minneapolis Police Officer Pushes For Dropped Charges In Floyd Case, Citing No Probable Cause

A second former Minneapolis police officer facing charges in the May 25 death of George Floyd is pushing to have charges against him dismissed, arguing that body camera footage shows a lack of probable cause, numerous sources reported. Tou Thou’s defense attorney Robert Paule filed a motion Wednesday asking for the aiding and abetting manslaughter […]

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‘i’m-not-a-bad-guy’:-body-camera-footage-in-george-floyd-case-details-interaction-with-police
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Jul
2020

‘I’m Not A Bad Guy’: Body Camera Footage In George Floyd Case Details Interaction With Police‘I’m Not A Bad Guy’: Body Camera Footage In George Floyd Case Details Interaction With Police

Body-camera footage detailing the interaction between four Minneapolis police officers and George Floyd became publicly available Wednesday, and records Floyd saying “I’m not a bad guy” as he struggles with officers before being pinned to the ground, the Associated Press reported. The video was reviewed Wednesday by appointment only since Judge Peter Cahill prohibited publication […]

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Jul
2020

Attorney Says 150 Minneapolis Police Officers Filed Disability Claims, Mostly For PTSD, Following George Floyd DeathAttorney Says 150 Minneapolis Police Officers Filed Disability Claims, Mostly For PTSD, Following George Floyd Death

An attorney says that more than 150 Minneapolis police officers have started the process to file disability claims following the death of George Floyd, mostly for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), numerous sources reported.  In the six weeks after the death of Floyd on May 25, an influx of officers have filed the claims, mentioning […]

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‘you’re-going-to-kill-me-man’:-body-cam-transcripts-show-george-floyd-told-officers-he-couldn’t-breathe-20-times
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Jul
2020

‘You’re Going To Kill Me Man’: Body Cam Transcripts Show George Floyd Told Officers He Couldn’t Breathe 20 Times‘You’re Going To Kill Me Man’: Body Cam Transcripts Show George Floyd Told Officers He Couldn’t Breathe 20 Times

July 09, 2020 12:48 PM ET During the eight minutes and 46 seconds that George Floyd struggled to breathe as an officer knelt on his neck, he was told it “takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk,” transcripts from body camera footage released Wednesday show. Floyd told former Minneapolis Police Department officer […]

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judge-threatens-to-move-george-floyd-case-out-of-county-if-officials-and-attorneys-keep-making-statements
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Jun
2020

Judge Threatens To Move George Floyd Case Out Of County If Officials And Attorneys Keep Making StatementsJudge Threatens To Move George Floyd Case Out Of County If Officials And Attorneys Keep Making Statements

A Minnesota judge warned attorneys and public officials that if they don’t stop making public statements about the George Floyd case, it’s likely he will move the trial out of the county, the Associated Press reported. Monday was the second pretrial hearing for the four officers charged in the death of George Floyd, who died […]

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