Three former police officers were found guilty of violating the civil rights of George Floyd

Three former police officers were found guilty of violating the civil rights of George Floyd

The death of George Floyd is a symbol of police violence and racism in the US. Photo: CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP/Getty Images Three former Minneapolis police officers were found guilty Thursday of federal crimes for failing to intervene when another officer killed George Floyd pressing his knee on his neck for more than nine minutes, a homicide … Read more

Three former police officers convicted of rights violations in Floyd’s murder

Three former police officers convicted of rights violations in Floyd’s murder

Three former police officers from Minneapolis were convicted Thursday of violating the civil rights of george Floydafter a federal jury rejected their arguments that the screaming bystanders’ inexperience, inadequate training or distraction excused them from preventing Floyd’s murder. Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane were convicted of depriving Floyd of his right to … Read more

Federal trial begins against the three former police officers related to the murder of George Floyd

Federal trial begins against the three former police officers related to the murder of George Floyd

The former police officers are accused of depriving Floyd of his civil rights, among other charges. Photo: Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office/Courtesy The federal trial against former Minneapolis police officers accused of violating the civil rights of George Floyd formally began, and during the hearing, Derek Chauvin was pointed out by the defense as being responsible … Read more