“You’ll see and hear officer Chauvin call all of the shots,” one of the former officer’s attorneys said during opening statements.
Ex-police officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane, and Tou Thao are all facing life in prison after failing to intervene in George Floyd’s murder.
Former Minneapolis police officer Chauvin had originally pleaded not guilty in September.
Seven of the 12 jurors involved in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial spoke out for the first time to CNN. They’re traumatized.
On Nov. 2, Minneapolis residents will vote on a ballot initiative to replace the city’s police department with a Department of Public Safety.
No cop has ever been convicted over the all-too-common custodial deaths of the most incarcerated people on Earth.
Minneapolis ex-cop Mohamed Noor shot and killed Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a 40-year-old Australian American, in 2017.
Derek Chauvin, the former Minnepolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, can't hire a public defender.
Chauvin filed 14 reasons he should not go to prison for at least 22 years following his conviction earlier this year.
Derek Chauvin’s third-degree murder conviction is up in the air because of fellow cop Mohamed Noor’s recently overturned murder conviction.
“This is based on your abuse of a position of trust and authority, and also the particular cruelty shown to George Floyd," the sentencing judge said.
“They wanted to make sure they got it right,” said Brandon Mitchell, the first juror to speak out about the process.