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    MINNEAPOLIS -- More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers.Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new agency...
    MINNEAPOLIS -- More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers.Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new agency...
    MINNEAPOLIS -- More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers.Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new agency...
    MINNEAPOLIS -- More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers.Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new agency...
    MINNEAPOLIS — More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing the officers. Their duty disability claims, which will take months to process, come as the city is seeing an increase in violent crime and while city leaders push a proposal to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new...
    An attorney says that more than 150 Minneapolis police officers have started the process to file disability claims following the death of George Floyd, mostly for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), numerous sources reported.  In the six weeks after the death of Floyd on May 25, an influx of officers have filed the claims, mentioning the exhaustion of working long shifts without relief or support from city leadership, attorney Ron Meuser Jr., who is representing the officers, said according to...
    Transcripts of body camera recordings from Minneapolis police were made public Wednesday, giving a more detailed account of events surrounding the death of George Floyd. The transcripts were part of a request by attorneys for former officer Thomas Lane to have charges against him dismissed. Lane was one of four officers charged in the death of Floyd. Read the full transcript below. Related Articles Minneapolis council members pledge thoughtful police revamp Monuments and statues are falling....
    The former U.S. police officer charged in the death of George Floyd told him to stop shouting and save his breath as he knelt on his neck and Floyd gasped for air, according to a newly released transcript of police body camera footage.    The death of Floyd, a Black man, in police custody on May 25 led to anti-racism protests and demonstrations against police brutality across the United States and around the world with protesters calling for racial equality and...
    Protesters hold signs that says, Black Lives Matter a painted portraits of George Floyd with the Pan-African colors of Red, Black and Green behind them as they walk with thousands of protesters from Cadman Plaza to take part in the peaceful protest across the Brooklyn Bridge. Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images The Minnesota Police Department included instructions on how to use a controversial neck restraint in its training manual, according to court documents, the same type of...
    A third former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd has been released from jail — this one on a $750,000 bond. Ex-cop Tou Thao, one of four officers at the scene during Floyds police custody death on May 25, was released Saturday while he awaits trial on charges of aiding and abetting second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, ABC News reported Sunday. Thao is due back in court on Sept. 11, the outlet said. Thao and...
    Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has asked President Trump for a federal disaster declaration in his state due to “extensive fire damage” and other destruction in the unrest that followed George Floyds death in Minneapolis police custody on Memorial Day. “We need to come together to ensure Minnesotans who were victims of this destruction have access to critical infrastructure they need so they can go to the grocery store, pick up their medication, and live their lives,” Walz said in a...
    The Republican-controlled Minnesota Senate opened hearings Wednesday on the unrest that rocked the state after the death of George Floyd, focusing on the destruction rather than the underlying issues of racism and policing on which Democrats have concentrated. The hearings will help Republicans frame up issues for the fall election campaign, tapping into outrage felt by many Minnesota residents over the unrest, and with an eye toward their base. The GOP is trying to defend its three-seat Senate majority, while...
    (Reuters) - The former Minneapolis police officer charged with the May 25 killing of George Floyd, and three other former officers charged in the case are expected to appear in court on Monday. Derek Chauvin, 44, was arrested on May 29, four days after he pinned his knee into Floyds neck for nearly nine minutes, causing his death. He is facing a second-degree murder charge. Three other former Minneapolis police officers, J. Alexander Kueng, Tou Thao and Thomas Lane, have...
    MINNEAPOLIS council has voted unanimously to advance a proposal to replace its police force with a community safety department. The decision comes in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by police officers, which has sparked protests across the world, and galvanized calls to defund the police. 12 A protester carries a U.S. flag upside down, a sign of distress, next to a burning building in MinneapolisCredit: AP:Associated Press The City Council voted 12-0 to approve a proposal to...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis City Council has advanced a plan to dismantle the city police department following George Floyds death. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    By Brad Parks | CNN Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who was seen pressing his knee into Floyds neck “knew what he was doing” because he had taken specific training on preventing “positional asphyxiation,” or suffocation. “Mr. George Floyds tragic death was not due to a lack of training — the training was there. Chauvin knew what he was doing,” Arradondo said in a statement. “The officers knew...
    Reuters June 25, 2020 0 Comments Thursday marks one month since George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes as Floyd lay on the pavement in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Floyds death has sparked global protests about racial inequality and police brutality, and renewed pledges from some to fight racism. May 25: Floyd dies in police custody. A video shot by a bystander and posted on Facebook shows him...
    Leaders of the Minneapolis police union acknowledged Tuesday that bystander video of the police encounter with George Floyd was “horrific” but said they’ve been denied the chance to look at body camera video that could shed more light on what happened before Floyd ended up on the ground. Floyd, a Black man in handcuffs, died May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white officer, pressed his knee into his neck for nearly 8 minutes and held it there even after Floyd...
    A second of four former Minneapolis police officers linked to the death of George Floyd has been released from jail on bail, according to reports. J. Alexander Kueng, 26, was freed about 7:30 p.m. CT Friday from the Hennepin County jail on $750,000, on conditions that included he appear at court hearings and avoid any further legal trouble, FOX 9 of the Twin Cities reported. OFFICER CHARGED IN FLOYDS DEATH ELIGIBLE FOR PENSION MONEY Kueng is also prohibited from working...
    Scorn for the brown brick corner store keeps pouring in: “They call the cops on black people,” one person says in an online business review. “Racially profiled a man.” “Disgusting.” The outrage is aimed at Cup Foods, a neighborhood market in South Minneapolis where a teenage clerk called 911 to report that George Floyd had bought cigarettes using a fake $20 bill. Floyd was sitting in a parked car just outside the store when a white police officer responding to...
    By Amir Vera and Pierre Meilhan | CNN At least two callers and a dispatcher were concerned about Minneapolis police officers’ use of force with George Floyd, according to dispatch recordings and transcripts released by the city’s police department Monday. Floyd eventually died after former officer Derek Chauvins knee was pressed on his neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds on May 25. Chauvin has been fired and charged with second-degree murder. Three other officers on the scene were charged...
    An important remembrance. The Star Tribune’s Katie Galioto reports: “A masked and socially distant Gov. Tim Walz got a tour of Duluth’s painful history Monday morning, exactly 100 years after a white mob lynched three black men, Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson and Isaac McGhie, on a downtown street corner. … Though the city and board that oversees the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial had long planned for a slate of events and up to 10,000 visitors, COVID-19 threw a wrench in...
    At least seven Minneapolis Police Department officers have quit — and another seven are in the process of resigning — citing lack of support in wake of George Floyds police-involved death. Several officers said in exit interviews that they didn’t feel supported by the department or City Hall as protests over Floyds death escalated, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. Other officers had to be talked out of resigning, the newspaper said. MPD didn’t disclose the reasons behind the officers’ departure....
    At least seven police officers in Minneapolis have quit and others are in the process of resigning in the wake of the protests over George Floyds death that have morphed into a rallying cry to defund or dismantle law enforcement. Current and former officials with the Minneapolis Police Department told the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Sunday that more than half a dozen police officers are in the process of resigning, citing a lack of support from department and city leaders....
    Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is eligible to receive pension benefits during his retirement years even if hes convicted of killing George Floyd, according to the Minnesota agency that represents retired public workers.Chauvin is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the May 25 death of George. Video of the arrest shows Chauvin, who is white, using his knee to pin down the neck of George, who was black and handcuffed, for several minutes as Floyd pleaded...