Former Minneapolis Cop Derek Chauvin

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United States: Ex-cop Accused Of Killing George Floyd Granted Bail

Alleged murderer of African-American George Floyd, Minneapolis' ex-cop Derek Chauvin was released on a $1 million bail on October 7. While Floyd’s family lawyers called Chauvin’s release a "painful reminder" that "we are still far from achieving justice", hundreds of people protested the decision on streets. Earlier, Chauvin was arrested after a video surfaced, wherein he could be seen kneeling on Floyd’s neck for nine minutes causing the… read-more

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 12:58 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Derek Chauvin, I can't breathe, George Floyd, murder, Minneapolis Police, US Presidential Election

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Black Lives Matter

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Ferguson Effect Mirrors on MPD; A Rally to Disband CityÔÇÖs Police Department

Nine out of 12 Minneapolis City Council members showed their intent in voting out and disbanding the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) at a rally held on a Minneapolis Park on June 7. This rendered as an aftermath of police brutality resulted in the death of George Floyd. An alternative non-violent community-led public safety… read-more

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 09:00 PM / by D. RamaKrishnan

Tags: George Floyd, Minneapolis Police, Police Brutality, Disbanding

Courtesy: CBS News

Derek Chauvin Court Appearance
George Floyd killing: judge sets $1.25m bail for ex-officer Derek Chauvin

A judge has set bail at $1.25m for Derek Chauvin, former Minneapolis police officer who has been charged with second-degree murder for killing George Floyd. Chauvin appeared in court by video link on June 8 to the face charges during which he said almost nothing during an 11-minute hearing. He remains detained in MinnesotaÔÇÖs maximum-security prison in Oak Park Heights.

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 01:07 PM / by Harsh V Singh

Tags: Derek Chauvin, George Floyd, Minneapolis Police, BlackLivesMatters

Courtesy: The Guardian

Police hitting black guy
Derek Chauvin, the officer behind George FloydÔÇÖs death, charged with third degree murder

The former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, seen on video using his knee to pin down George Floyd has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter on May 29. The Hennepin County Attorney, Mike Freeman, said that Chauvin had been arrested and that the investigation was ongoing regarding the other 3 officers who were present at the scene.

Sat, 30 May 2020 - 04:20 PM / by Masumi Shah

Tags: George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, Minneapolis Police, Hennepin County Attorney

Courtesy: New York Times