Derek Chauvin And Three Former Minneapolis Cops Have Been Charged With Violating George Floyd's Civil Rights

Posted on AllSides May 7th, 2021
From The Left

Four former Minneapolis police officers were indicted by a federal grand jury Friday on charges that they violated George Floyd's civil rights during an arrest last year in which Floyd was violently restrained and killed.

Derek Chauvin, who crushed Floyd's neck with his knee, is charged with violating Floyd's constitutional right to be free from unreasonable seizure and unreasonable force by a police officer. Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng are charged with violating Floyd's right to be free from unreasonable seizure after failing to intervene on Chauvin's use of...

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