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Police Violence: George Floyd

George Floyd

George FloydGeorge Perry Floyd Jr. (October 14, 1973 – May 25, 2020) was an African American man who was killed on May 25, 2020 when a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck during an arrest for allegedly passing a counterfeit $20 bill. Following his death, protests quickly spread across the United States and internationally. (Source: Wikipedia, 4 June 2020)

Officers Involved

Derek Chauvin

Derek Chauvin

First officer charged in death of George Floyd. 

Alexander Kueng

J. Alexander Kueng

Tou Thao

Tou Thao

Thomas Lane

Thomas Lane

Minneapolis PD Policy on Use of Force

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