Derek Chauvin Guilty on George Floyd’s Death
Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was seen by people across the world with his knee on George Floyd‘s neck — an event that inspired “ 33 more wordsDerek Chauvin Found guilty on George Floyd’s Death — set it good
- Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted on all charges in the death of George Floyd.
- Chauvin faces up to 40 years in prison for second-degree murder, up to 25 years for third-degree murder and up to 10 years for second-degree manslaughter.
- Floyd died in May 2020 after Chauvin placed his knee on Floyd’s neck while he pleaded, “I can’t breathe.”
Minneapolis Police today released this statement, take note the Minneapolis Police Chief himself spoke in the trials and said Chauvin’s action was not in compliance and violated the department’s policies, ethics and values (and might have caused George Floyd’s death).