Chauvin’s Former Supervisor Testifies Restraint Should Have Ended Much Sooner

Court TV via APRetired Sgt. David Ploeger of the Minneapolis Police Department testified Thursday in the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin that the force officers used against George Floyd went on too long and should have ended once Floyd had been handcuffed and stopped resisting. “When Mr. Floyd was no longer offering up any… Continue reading Chauvin’s Former Supervisor Testifies Restraint Should Have Ended Much Sooner

Firefighter Testifies: ‘I Was Desperate To Help … And This Human Was Denied That

Genevieve Hansen expected Monday, May 25 to be a peaceful day. That’s what she told jurors on Tuesday in the murder trial of former officer Derek Chauvin who is accused of killing George Floyd last year. Instead, during an off-duty walk home from a community garden she heard a woman yelling that the police were… Continue reading Firefighter Testifies: ‘I Was Desperate To Help … And This Human Was Denied That

Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapolis Police Department, ‘rotten to the root’

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday doubled down on her calls to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death, calling it “rotten to the root.” Omar made the comments during a Sunday appearance on television. “A new way forward can’t be put in place if we have a department that… Continue reading Omar defends calls to dismantle Minneapolis Police Department, ‘rotten to the root’