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Minneapolis Police Department Engaged in Systemic Racism and Excessive Force: DOJ

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2023
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The Department of Justice excoriated the Minneapolis Police Department in an 89-page report released Friday, accusing the department of systemic racial and behavioral discrimination—years before the death of George Floyd in 2020. The two-year investigation was prompted by the April 2021 conviction of Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer who murdered Floyd the previous May by pinning his knee onto Floyd’s neck for nearly 10 minutes as three other officers looked on. The report found that before Chauvin murdered Floyd, the officer had used excessive force in other incidents in...

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