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George Floyd arrest breached Minneapolis police policy, chief says in Derek Chauvin murder trial – ABC News

Having previously labelled it “murder”, the Minneapolis police chief testifies that Derek Chauvin’s violent arrest of George Floyd violated the force’s policy.

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The police actions immediately prior to the death of George Floyd violated Minneapolis police policy, according to court testimony from the force’s police chief. 
Key points:

  • Derek Chauvin is accused of the murder and manslaugher of George Floyd 
  • Mr Chauvin’s former employer has said his actions breached their policies 
  • His defence team claims Mr Floyd’s drug use contributed to his death

Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said the decision to kneel on Mr Floyd’s neck by the now-fired officer Derek Chauvin was…

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