Minneapolis police union talks about the death of George Floyd. The Police Union says that the city is a “Scapegoating” police union in Floyd’s death. Floyd died after an officer pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck and chest. Former Officer Derek Chauvin was charged with 2nd-degree murder. Three other officers were charged with aiding and abetting and 2nd-degree murder.
The officer involved in Louisville EMT’s death was officially fired. Breonna Taylor, 26, killed during a no-knock warrant. Detective Brett Hankinson shot several rounds into Taylor’s apartment. The acting police chief calls the officer’s actions “Reckless.” No actions have been taken against the other involved officers.
Disciplinary records released of ex-NYPD officer. Eric Garner killed in 2014 after police chokehold. Video shows ex-officer. Daniel Pantaleo choking Garner. Garner said, “I can’t breath” before dying. New York “Shield Law” changed, police records released. Pantaleo had 7 investigated misconduct cases and 17 complaints.
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In This Story: George Floyd
George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.