Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd Death Oppose Being Tried Together | Craig Melvin | MSNBC

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The four ex-Minneapolis police officers charged with killing George Floyd appeared in court for a pre-trial hearing. It was the first time all four men have appeared in court at the same time. Aired on 09/11/2020.
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Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd Death Oppose Being Tried Together | Craig Melvin | MSNBC

94 Comments on "Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd Death Oppose Being Tried Together | Craig Melvin | MSNBC"

  1. One of them – Derick Chauvin – should be charged with 1st degree murder. And, the others should be charged as accomplices. And, none of them should ever be allowed to wear a badge, again, regardless of the verdict in their respective trials.

    • @Phinneas Bluster So you were there. I see.

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    • Phinneas Bluster | September 14, 2020 at 1:39 PM | Reply

      covfefe lol And yet no charges brought against Donald J Trump. Isn’t that amazing. Where is the Russian collusion? Donald Trump has nothing to do with this. You’re fishing

    • Phinneas Bluster | September 14, 2020 at 1:42 PM | Reply

      Really Doe Show us the statistics. Where did you get those statistics? We need to see those statistics before we can pass any kind of judgment. Will you supply them? Meanwhile, here are statistics about this from a black man

    • zapperbarney discountzappers | September 15, 2020 at 11:10 AM | Reply

      Charges and jail time are two different things. The people are going to make sure they do the time. Remember they found these guys not guilty and what happened? Do you think it could happen in Minnesota? Watch this : https://youtu.be/jK88wmL1EZk

  2. Hana Marie Knight | September 11, 2020 at 12:40 PM | Reply

    Funny hows the police look just like criminals do in a mug shot lol

  3. Winndell Johnson | September 11, 2020 at 12:40 PM | Reply

    Good those officers need to do the time for what they did George Floyd I mean that was just disturbing to look at them putting their knee on his neck and he kept saying “I can’t breath” just disgusting!!! 😡😡😡😡😭😭😭😭😭

    • @Spencer PhilippineDream

      It literally says it in the title of the link that you pasted…
      Do you know what fatal means?

    • Spencer PhilippineDream | September 12, 2020 at 8:24 AM | Reply

      @LAST CALL i would NEVER let a news headline influence my opinion. however, within the article they do reference actual facts. that is the important part, not the headline.

      on a side note, i just finished reading the actual autopsy found here. https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/06/05/read-george-floyd-autopsy-report-with-cause-of-death-and-other-factors/
      on page 1 of the toxicology report, it claims his levels were at 11 ng/mL, page 3 #9 then says “It is reported that patients lost consciousness at mean plasma levels of fentanyl of 34 ng/mL”.
      so he was at about 1/3 of the mean level of losing consciousness. what does that mean? i dont know, im not a doctor. i certainly wouldnt call it a “fatal” level though

    • @Spencer PhilippineDream

      The coroner called it a fatal level of Fentanyl, they know what they are talking about.

    • Spencer PhilippineDream | September 12, 2020 at 10:38 AM | Reply

      @LAST CALL according to https://www.kare11.com/article/news/local/george-floyd/new-court-docs-say-george-floyd-had-fatal-level-of-fentanyl-in-his-system/89-ed69d09d-a9ec-481c-90fe-7acd4ead3d04 i dont believe the quote Baker said, “That is a fatal level of fentanyl under normal circumstances.” he also claims “Deaths have been certified with levels of 3”.
      im not saying it is DR Baker, the law enforcement taking the handwritten notes, or the media that is wrong. but that is 3 people in the chain to make this more believable that it used out of context. why? because item 9 on the toxicology report itself references “100 mcg/hour patch: 1.9 – 3.8 ng/mL”.
      does that make sense to you, a patch delivers a fatal dosage?

    • Spencer PhilippineDream | September 13, 2020 at 8:43 PM | Reply

      @LAST CALL you claim “He was saying that he couldn’t breath before they ever even pulled him out of his vehicle, he died from the Fentanyl that was in his system.” even if this was true, (which i dont think it is), then it further validates that they killed him.
      he cant breath so they decide to take him out of the car and sit on him for 8 minutes?

  4. Lupe Rivera-Rodriguez | September 11, 2020 at 12:51 PM | Reply

    Chauvin should get life with out parole. He murdered Mr. Floyd. Period

    • @Alexander Mouse What’s your point?

    • @Alexander Mouse No he wasn’t you stupid racist. He was a bouncer.

    • @monokhem Between 1997 and 2005, Floyd served eight prison terms on various charges, including drug possession, theft, and trespass.and In 2009, he was sentenced to five years in prison for armed robbery in a home invasion and was paroled in January 2013.

      with that being said. After his release from prison stayed out of trouble. he was involved in community work. He was still a good man despite his past.

    • @Samuel Lee Make a point.

    • And Derek enjoyed killing George. You can clearly see it on his face looking at the person taking the cell phone video. I would have leaped on that scum bag getting him off of George, and that would have also been captured on the video to show the judge in case he was in denial himself.

  5. Meanwhile, Breonna’s killers are what, eating donuts from a desk in Louisville? 😠😡

  6. I am glad they are trying them together.

  7. Since they participated as a group in the same crime incident, they ought to be tried as a group.

  8. Charged them all together, let this be a lesson in accountability and integrity for other officers to come

    • Joni Angels R Real | September 12, 2020 at 1:18 PM | Reply


      When did common decency become obsolete in America…?

      I will never forgot what I witnessed as George Floyd had his life sniffed out through sheer determination to destroy another using the power of a hate filled badge ……👹
      Death to the murderous cowards wearing a uniform my tax $$$ paid for…..

    • Joni Angels R Real | September 12, 2020 at 1:21 PM | Reply

      Hindu Andy
      I’m NOT any type …

    • Joni Angels R Real | September 12, 2020 at 1:22 PM | Reply

      Mr. White
      Happily I’ve never been in the system … however you seem to know everything which tells me all I need to know about you…

    • Joshua d'Estoville | September 13, 2020 at 6:38 PM | Reply

      Joni Angels R Real
      Funny how Floyd’s cohorts have lived to see it all.
      Guess nobody cares about them, though.

    • lol lesson is to non compliant felons who are high on pcp ! LAW and ORDER country All 4 will be acquitted

  9. Cesar Gomez Toledo | September 11, 2020 at 1:15 PM | Reply

    I hope Derek stays in jail for the rest of his life

  10. They were together when they murdered Geoge Floyd, in cold blood in from of the world to see.

  11. Really? Because they were all THERE together!! Seems to me they should be tried together on the ” incident ” they all played a part in

  12. No it shouldn’t be moved it happened there and Tried there. You want to move them to a white Trump state

  13. Now they’re all gonna take turns throwing each other under the bus to avoid going to jail for MURDER!

  14. Derek Chauvin is the guy with his knee on George Floyd acting like a hero bet he doesn’t feel like a hero anymore all he had to do is get off him the guy was in cuffs and compliment dying for $20 is just sad

  15. They all acted together in the death, they should be all tried together.

  16. Im so happy these criminals aren’t out on the streets anymore.

  17. Oh I see, they’re only a “band of brothers” when it’s convenient

  18. *”Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King Jr. – “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” 1963.*

  19. Yeah it was an overdose, he OD’d on a dude kneeling on his neck for 10 minutes.

  20. Spencer PhilippineDream | September 11, 2020 at 8:20 PM | Reply

    its funny how much they stick together when accusations are made. as soon as it goes to trial they are like, “dude, youre on youre own” try and execute them together.

    • @Spencer PhilippineDream I don’t go to court anymore. I rode with Jesse James for years, but I ain’t that way no more.

    • Spencer PhilippineDream | September 12, 2020 at 7:11 AM | Reply

      @Jack Jones well, i have not seen his autopsy, but i have read quotes from the 2 separate organizations that performed one. both the local examiner and the FBI concluded the same thing. homicide. the FBI also added that drugs might have played a factor.

    • @Spencer PhilippineDream Fentanyl was listed first, dude. That’s significant. If you don’t know that, then the defence attorney will be calling it to your attention shortly. Appeasing a bunch of Marxist losers is a poor excuse for railroading folks, and covering up the truth, don’t you think?

    • Spencer PhilippineDream | September 12, 2020 at 8:46 AM | Reply

      @Jack Jones well, i just checked out the actual autopsy from Dr Baker, found here https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/06/05/read-george-floyd-autopsy-report-with-cause-of-death-and-other-factors/ and here is what i conclude.
      on page 1 of the toxicology report, it claims his levels were at 11 ng/mL of fentanyl
      this is actually 3rd most common (according to my understanding of how to read it)
      1st was Delta-9 Carboxy THC at 42 ng/mL. (marijuana)
      2nd was Methamphetamine at 19 ng/mL. (meth)
      3rd was Fentanyl at 11 ng/mL. (fentanyl)

      you claimed that Fentanyl is mentioned first, and you are correct. 4-ANPP at 0.65 ng/mL is listed before the other drugs but in such a small amount. the Reference comments on page 2 of the toxicology report claim “4-ANPP (Despropionyl fentanyl)” is “considered to be pharmacologically weak”. i think you were probably mistaken when you interpreted the results of this autopsy.
      page 3 #9 then says “It is reported that patients lost consciousness at mean plasma levels of fentanyl of 34 ng/mL”.
      so he was at about 1/3 of the mean level of losing consciousness. what does that mean? i dont know, im not a doctor, but it seems to me that he was well within the limits of what would cause you to go unconscious.

    • Spencer PhilippineDream | September 12, 2020 at 8:51 AM | Reply

      @Jack Jones “Appeasing a bunch of Marxist losers is a poor excuse for railroading folks, and covering up the truth, don’t you think?” yeah, i suppose i agree with that. im just not sure that is what is going on here.
      if i account for my non-expert understanding of how to read an autopsy, the written opinion of the medical experts that performed the autopsy, and the video of the arresting officers. my conclusion (with the information i have been given) would be that george floyd was murdered.

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