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Police chief: Kneeling on George Floyd's neck violated policy | Derek Chauvin trial

Telegraph, 06 Apr 2021
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Derek Chauvin "violated" police training and ethics when he knelt on George Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes, the Minneapolis Police chief told a courtroom on Monday in rare and damning testimony against a former officer.

It is highly unusual for a serving police chief to testify against one of his own former officers, and the testimony will bolster the prosecution's argument that Mr Chauvin ignored protocol when he knelt on the neck of Mr Floyd, an unarmed and handcuffed black man, for more than nine minutes.

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