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Trial to resume for cops accused of violating Floyd’s rights

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Evidence about Minneapolis Police Department policies and training is expected to be the focus as testimony resumes for a second week in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights. Federal prosecutors say former officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao didn’t follow their training when they failed to act to save Floyd’s life on May 25, 2020, as fellow officer Derek Chauvin knelt on the Black man’s neck for 9 1/2 minutes while Floyd was handcuffed, facedown and gasping for air.

thespec.com ,  3 months ago 0
Trial to resume for cops accused of violating Floyd’s rights

Prosecutors in Floyd killing probe use-of-force training

Prosecutors in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers in George Floyd’s killing are probing department training on use of force, including when to intervene to stop inappropriate force Prosecutors in the federal trial of three former Minneapolis police officers in George Floyd s killing probed the department's training on use of force, a key issue at the heart of charges that the officers violated Floyd's civil rights.

independent.co.uk ,  3 months ago 1
Prosecutors in Floyd killing probe use-of-force training

Witness: 3 officers at Floyd killing had duty to intervene

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three officers on trial for allegedly violating George Floyd’s civil rights were trained to use the least amount force necessary and had a duty to intervene against inappropriate force, the commander of the Minneapolis police training division at the time of Floyd’s killing testified Thursday.

msn.com ,  3 months ago 0
Witness: 3 officers at Floyd killing had duty to intervene