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Minnesota files civil rights charge against police in George Floyd's death: WATCH LIVE

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Gov. Tim Walz said his administration will investigate whether Minneapolis police have used "systemic discriminatory practices toward people of color" over the last decade.
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State of Minnesota files racial discrimination charges against police department over George Floyd death

State of Minnesota files racial discrimination charges against police department over George Floyd death

1 month ago   |   By RT

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has announced the state's Department of Human Rights will be investigating Minneapolis Police Department for signs of racial discrimination, following the death of George Floyd.
According to state officials, the investigation will go far beyond the death of Floyd - who was choked to death by a police officer during his detention in Minneapolis on May 25 - and look into the policies and practices of the police department for the past 10 years to "determine if the MPD has engaged in systemic discriminatory practices towards people of color and ensure any such...
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Minn. Department Of Human Rights To Launch Civil Rights Investigation Into MPD Following George Floyd's Death

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Department of Human Rights announced Tuesday that it will begin an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department after filing a civil rights charge related to the death of George Floyd.
Gov. Tim Walz says that this investigation into policies, procedures, and practices over the last 10 years will determine if the MPD has engaged in systemic discriminatory practices towards people of color and ensure any such practices are stopped.
On May 25, George Floyd died during an arrest attempt by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is seen on video...
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Minnesota Human Rights Department launches probe into Minneapolis police

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Investigation sparked by death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
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