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US Congress urged to act on George Floyd police reform bill

15 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Democrats demand passage of sweeping overhaul of policing after former officer Derek Chauvin is found guilty of murder.
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Cops are willing to say Derek Chauvin is a murderer. Right-wing media stars are still struggling with that fact

Cops are willing to say Derek Chauvin is a murderer. Right-wing media stars are still struggling with that fact

15 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd.
We can say that now that, after a jury of Chauvin's peers said he committed second-degree murder when the former Minneapolis police officer knelt on Floyd's neck.
Several of Chauvin's colleagues broke the blue wall of silence and testified against him during the trial. The pro-law enforcement former prosecutor and judge Jeanine Pirro told her fellow Fox News panelists that the jury came to the correct conclusion based on facts, and "this verdict will be held on appeal."
Even the nation's largest police union - typically the most...
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After Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict, here's why it's still so rare for a police officer to be tried and convicted of murder

After Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict, here's why it's still so rare for a police officer to be tried and convicted of murder

15 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict for the murder of George Floyd was met with relief. But it was also a rare case in which a police officer was punished for an unjustified killing.
It remains extraordinarily unlikely for police officers to be criminally charged for killing members of the public, and even more so for them to be convicted of murder by a jury.
Nearly a year after a viral video showed Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds on a street in Minneapolis, a jury on Tuesday found Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, second-degree...
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What's Next In The Cases Of 4 Former Police Officers Over George Floyd's Murder

What's Next In The Cases Of 4 Former Police Officers Over George Floyd's Murder

15 days ago   |   By NPR

Derek Chauvin is scheduled to be sentenced in June. Later this summer, his three fellow former officers are slated to go on trial for aiding and abetting murder. (Image credit: Minnesota Department of Corrections via AP)
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