Two Former Minneapolis Officers Sentenced To Prison For Violating George Floyd’s Rights

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Two former Minneapolis police officers found guilty on federal charges of violating George Floyd’s civil rights have been sentenced. J. Alexander Hueng will spend three years behind bars and Tou Thao was sentenced to three and a half years. Additionally, both are required to complete two years of supervised release when their prison sentences end. 

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