#DerekChauvin

2 days ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The Black Lives Matter protests were triggered in the US after the death of George Floyd. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The initiative is being called 'Operation Safety Net'
  • The court verdict is expected to come in new week
  • The National Guard has been deployed in the area

3 days ago.Mineral Wells, TX, USA
George Floyd's death triggered a series of protest across the US last year. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • George Floyd died in May 2020
  • Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been charged for manslaughter and murder of Floyd
  • The video of Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's  neck for more than nine minutes went viral last year

4 days ago.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The killing of George Floyd triggered mass protests across the US last year. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The defence stressed on Floyd's drug usage in the trial
  • Multiple witnesses were called to support the drug allegations
  • Derek Chauvin has been charged with manslaughter and murder

10 April.Minneapolis, MN, USA
Derek Chauvin faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Baker said that Floyd died because of 'restraint and neck compression'
  • He purposefully did not watch the viral video of George Floyd dying before the autopsy
  • Floyd had a slightly enlarged heart and a narrowing of his coronary arteries

8 April.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
George Floyd died on May 25, 2020. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Mr. Floyd died from a low level of oxygen, a pulmonologist said at the trial
  • 45-year-old Derek Chauvin was seen kneeling on a handcuffed George Floyd's neck
  • The video of Floyd's arrest touched off protests against racial injustice and police brutality

8 April.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The death of George Floyd triggered mass protests in the US last year. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Jody Stiger, a use-of-force specialist, was testifying for the prosecution in Chauvin's trial
  • Stiger said "no force should have been used once he was handcuffed
  • Stiger said police were trained to avoid the neck when handling people

7 April.Minneapolis, MN, USA
Derek Chauvin faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted of murdering George Floyd.. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Morries Hall's lawyers said he could incriminate himself on separate charges
  • "There's really a small narrow topic that might be permissible," Judge Peter Cahill said
  • Hall is seen as a potentially important witness for the defense of Chauvin

7 April.Minneapolis, MN, USA
Derek Chauvin faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted of murdering George Floyd. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • "We don't train leg-neck restraints with officers in service," Johnny Mercil said
  • Although if suspects are actively resisting, neck restraints may be allowed
  • But they are not to be done with the knee

6 April.Minneapolis, MN, USA
Protesters march across the Brooklyn Bridge over the death of George Floyd. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Medaria Arradondo took the stand in the Derek Chauvin trial on Monday
  • Asked if Chauvin followed department policy, Arradondo said, "I absolutely don't agree"
  • "That action is not de-escalation" claimed the Minneapolis Police Chief

5 April.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The trial has caught the eyes of people in US.(Photo Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Acoording to the Police Chief, recording officers does not amount to obstructing the police
  • He clarified that obstruction means that bystander physically obstructs the officer
  •  Arradondo acknowledged the recording may be 'irritating' for the officer