Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Minneapolis Officers For Violating George Floyd's Civil Rights 1

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Minneapolis Officers For Violating George Floyd’s Civil Rights

 

NBC's Pete Williams reports on a federal grand jury decision to indict four former Minneapolis police officers, including Derek Chauvin, for violating George Floyd's civil rights.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Minneapolis Officers For Violating George Floyd's Civil Rights

77 comments

    1. The Grand Jury decided for JUSTICE, the claim of millions of Real Americans and friends around the world!

    2. @Elijah Blancabasura Mr Floyd was resisting arrest from the get go..hence the knee..like I said I don’t agree but if the purp is repeatedly trying to run..

    3. @Digger Graveyardz Yeah, but once he was in cuffs and surrounded by four cops he no longer posed a threat.

    4. @Elijah Blancabasura True, but if Mr Floyd complied to begin w..I understand your point though. Thanks for the engaging conversation..this is very refreshing ..lol

    5. Will they plea or go to trial? My predictions so far are 2 for 2. Watch my home page video. Many comments and deep discussion is taking place on this matter. Feel free to leave comments and weigh in. I would like to hear your opinions. Thanks

    1. @Ker A bunch of scum are literally going through the justice system, to the joy of cops that know what they’re doing, and your response is: “If you don’t like people being held accountable.. don’t use the services you pay for via taxes?” Not sure i’m understanding your logic there. Though, I’d prefer a social worker ten times over some of these folks. Between a cop that isn’t insane or a social worker versus someone like Chauvin or the many other cowards.. gimme the former.
      It’s the law. And it’s going through the courts. If you don’t like it, you might be more cozy in North Korea where Dear Leader seemed to be cozy.

    2. ​@Ker Next time you want someone to shoot your dog after turning up two hours late, be sure to call a cop!

  1. Chauvin had 18 prior complaints. What a shame someone had to die for him to be jailed. Game on all of these officers.

    1. @Rodney Bean Only Trump’s supporters are part of groups considered terrorists by the FBI.

    2. @Reason well that’s good to know since all police forces are subsidized by the federal government in Washington DC.

    3. @Nick Lawson BLM are a terrorist group just like their partners in antifa. I don’t care what the FBI says.

  2. There should be a review of all police officer that were responsible for the death of individuals across the United States!

    1. @rooten tooten He never said that and it’s not up to Biden it’s up to each of us we are responsible for our behavior

    2. @Reason Police investigating police is not fair and transparent! Not all victims that died at the hands of the police were shot!

    3. @Bearwoman11 Please, point out an error in my post. Were you offended at the lack of a comma? Would you like to debate?

    4. @rooten tooten so far theres been no insurrection, id say that hes better than trump

  3. Yes, it’s about time, hope they rot in Jail! A bystander with medical experience wants to help George Floyd but they prevented her! No Conscience!

    1. Will they plea or go to trial? My predictions so far are 2 for 2. Watch my home page video. Many comments and deep discussion is taking place on this matter. Feel free to leave comments and weigh in. I would like to hear your opinions. Thanks

  4. All 3 of those officers could’ve broken down the blue wall of silence that day and forcibly removed Derek Chauvin from Floyd’s neck. It’ll be very interesting to see how this plays out in court.

    1. @rooten tooten
      I understand your frustration. Had any of those bystanders intervened with their own weapons, they could’ve died too.

    2. @John Beckett
      Isn’t that a shame? I heard a story awhile back about a female officer who crawled over that blue wall of silence and ended up getting punished for her correct actions.

  5. The story of a female officer in Buffalo who was FIRED for intervening 2 years ago…….she won a judgement just recently.

    1. @Shanna Sweger good cops are the majority, it’s a minority that ruins it for all. We do an injustice by putting them under the same banner. Look from the top down to find your offenders, they’re the one’s clearing the way.

    2. @Susan Teeter But, it’s a very large minority. 49% would be a minority, but only slightly less than a majority.

    3. It was not 2 years ago when it happened to her. It was more than 5 years ago. Buffalo black female was a good cop, she stopped her fellow officer attempting to brutalize or murder the citizen, then got fired for no reason. She won her settlements because police department is the corruption.

  6. If my mom was calling the police on me or, any of my siblings for assaulting her, it would be to come get our dead bodies.

    1. R U sure? I agree. But think again… What’s your heritage? Your ancestry…? Pause for thought…

  7. Whelp we’ll see how far this goes. But they should look into all cases in which other officers stood around watching instead of acting.

    1. i’m a victim those cops were new and they came to my home and didn’t do anything about the issue.. days later now this.. I called 311 to get a copy of the police report cause i just could not believe it! I felt like if i complained there would have been accountability

  8. Good. This has to stop. Only way to come to grips with this poison in our country is to be relentless and severe in the penalties toward the perpetrators.

    1. Yes, agreed, although let us avoid such severity as to replace one poison with another. I am of the mind that much of racism and Jim Crow in in the South and by contagion all the country grew from roots of the abominable way the government and others handled “Reconstruction” and the aftermath of and recovery from the war.

      The illusion of “justice” under guise of law enforcement drunk with contempt and arrogance is part of what has gotten us into and endured us in this mess.

      We have to accept that in various forms, some blatant, some surreptitious, it is of and by us all.

    1. Shameful at least. Reprehensible. They should all lose their jobs. They are all criminally liable.

  9. I am glad the feds stepped in, if they are convicted they spend the entire time in federal prison.

    1. @Tonia T doesn’t matter alot can happen within those days you think you know what your talking about

    2. @Devonta Cosby – I know what I’m talking about! Go look it up. Federal inmates can only get 54 good conduct time days per year. It is what it is.

  10. YES ! Chauvin is Evil for sure ! Hopefully it will make others think about their behavior and I like to see these officers be held accountable !

  11. *Chauvin had a long history of complaints against him. Too bad leadership didn’t care enough to do their job.*

  12. Thank God, Hallelujah and Amen. George Floyd may yet change the world. Let’s hope these four are not the only ones facing federal charges.

  13. the fact that officer Thau was about to pepper spray an off duty EMT for wanting to check on Mr. Floyd’s wellbeing says a lot about it

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