Chauvin and his partner entered the home, where they confronted Ira Latrell Toles, 21, who was holed up in a bathroom. Toles tried to flee when Chauvin got inside and reportedly tried to grab the cops gun during a scuffle. The officer fired twice, hitting Toles in the stomach, but he survived, the news outlet reported. … [Read more...] about Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin subject of multiple complaints before George Floyd’s death
Paid leave during investigation
But many of the suggested changes require the state legislature’s approval. If the recent past is any guide, they are unlikely to gain much traction. Since 2015, elected leaders have proposed more than a dozen police reform bills, but failed to pass or substantially advance any of them. Several of the failed bills would have overhauled statewide standards for when cops can use force, and set up independent investigations for fatal incidents. Another would have funded training on racial bias and de-escalation for officers in the state’s larger departments. … [Read more...] about The Disturbing History of Minneapolis Cops Before George Floyd
It is understood part of Mrs Charles and Mr Dunn's case concerns a briefing note copied to Mr Raab's private office three days after the crash, near to RAF Croughton on August 27 last year, in which an FCO official said there was 'some ambiguity in the case' concerning the suspect's claim to diplomatic immunity. … [Read more...] about Harry Dunn’s family launch private prosecution against Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab for what they say are criminal failings in allowing American suspect Anne Sacoolas to leave the country
Minneapolis mayor declares a state of emergency as rioting breaks out for the third night while NYPD cops brawl with protesters in the Big Apple and shots are fired in Denver Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has declared a state of emergency as rioting breaks out for the third night in the city while protests over Floyd's death spread across America. … [Read more...] about Black man reveals he spent four days in hospital after cop involved in death of George Floyd ‘punched and kicked him until his teeth broke’ and was paid $25,000 in damages
The disturbing footage shows Floyd pleading with police and saying "I can't breathe" to the cop who was kneeling on his neck. … [Read more...] about Who is Colin Kaepernick and why is he not in the NFL anymore?