Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz speaks following days of volatile protests in Minneapolis | USA TODAY

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz speaks following days of volatile protests in Minneapolis | USA TODAY 1

 

Minneapolis Police Department’s 3rd Precinct building was set on fire amid continued protests over the death of George Floyd.

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Mayor Jacob Frey said he made the decision to surrender the building as the crowd of protesters grew and tensions escalated on the third night of demonstrations following the death of Floyd, a black man who died in police custody after a white officer pinned him to the ground under his knee.

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43 Comments on "Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz speaks following days of volatile protests in Minneapolis | USA TODAY"

  1. Efrain Avelar | May 29, 2020 at 1:34 PM | Reply

    Let me ask the critical needs is simple are the officer that killed a living person arrested yet simple

  2. Wouldn’t it be easier to arrest your four good old boys responsible for the murder than to take military action against us all?

    • Georgie2500 | May 29, 2020 at 2:37 PM | Reply

      @Wynn You have to think bigger, because they are and have this all planned out already.

    • @Georgie2500 can’t wait to see trump and putin playing golf together

    • Mhm mhm and where was this 4 months ago Amy when a white woman same city died the same way? Wouldn’t it be better to arrest the good ol boys then? But nobody cares about that one right?

    • Yes Amy but clearly they don’t listen to reason. I watched the video and bystanders pleaded for cops to stop and do right thing and stop from killing Floyd. Nope won’t listen😕

    • Prodigy Grinder | May 29, 2020 at 7:13 PM | Reply

      Rowan Watkins American ancestor literally riot against the British. Cmon now

  3. Efrain Avelar | May 29, 2020 at 1:36 PM | Reply

    Oh ok let’s talk about announcements we announced to have those police officers arrested we were clear on that and have they yet.

    • Exactly they are dirty

    • Lindsay Borodin | May 29, 2020 at 3:03 PM | Reply

      Yes I believe the murdered is arrested for murder I got an alert

    • Yes, actually he has.

    • たなかエルサ | May 29, 2020 at 4:14 PM | Reply

      “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for God’s approval. Matthew 5:6.

    • Alex Ocasio-Gomez | May 29, 2020 at 4:16 PM | Reply

      @Lindsay Borodin Were they executed yet? If they were black the police would have shot them before they were even born.

  4. FinanceFreak | May 29, 2020 at 1:38 PM | Reply

    DEMOCRAT Govenor, Mayor, City Council, Police….TRUMPS fault

  5. Minnesotans we need to protect our cities from vandalism and looting.

    • @M H , You do in by peaceful protest like the great MLK

    • @M H , Much has changed since those days such as the Civil Rights and end of ” Jim Crow” So yes, things have vastly improved

    • @M H The cop was just charged with 3 degree murder and I imagine the FBI will add in a hate crime. He is going away

    • Rioting will be remembered longer than the person who lost his life. Ask people about the riots in LA in 1992 or 1991 and what was that about. Protest change things. Rioting gets people to see other humans acting more like children or animals than the issue.

    • Dilan Wickramaratne | May 29, 2020 at 10:35 PM | Reply

      @stylac should set an extra fire, just for you

  6. Michaela Mertens | May 29, 2020 at 1:51 PM | Reply

    😂

  7. Stop killing us and there will be order!

    • Cat Fancier | May 29, 2020 at 2:00 PM | Reply

      Where were all these “concerned citizens” when Mr. Floyd was being killed. They stood by and filmed it and did nothing more. No one called the precinct to get a superior involved. They could have forwarded the video immediately. His superior would have immediately contacted him and stopped it. Mr. Floyd would be alive today. But no, let’s burn down the city after the fact and steal what doesn’t belong to us and expect people to take us seriously.

    • Cat Fancier amen

    • Cat Fancier I think most people don’t know they can call the cops on a cop. Even if you feel threatened when you are pulled over, you can call 911 on the cop threatening you.

    • Cat Fancier | May 29, 2020 at 3:16 PM | Reply

      @Mpls Maven How do we spread the word then? They should create a system and educational class teaching people how to react in a crisis situation when you feel another person’s life is at risk regardless of the perpetrator. It should be an algorithm similar to a BLS protocol. When a group is witnessing a potentially life threatening action by a police officer against a citizen, one person should film, another person should be told to call 911, if they get a superior officer on the phone they can put it on speaker and let the officers hear the order to stand down so there is no confusion that what is being done must stop immediately. This video went on for 6-8 minutes with no action taken by anyone witnessing it. This happens in a group because there is no protocol. Everyone in the group waits for someone to take action.

  8. Ahmad Azhar | May 29, 2020 at 1:57 PM | Reply

    ✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

  9. All of this is being allowed.

  10. 😔😭😭

  11. Tanya Sharma | May 29, 2020 at 2:16 PM | Reply

    The Sign language woman is way too dramatic couldn’t focus on the speech at all.

  12. Liam Barber | May 29, 2020 at 2:29 PM | Reply

    How is preservation of life not already a principal. WOW.

  13. Oh this weekend is gonna be interesting. 🍿

  14. Indigo Luna | May 29, 2020 at 2:41 PM | Reply

    Police the police!!!!

  15. Herbert4MVP _ | May 29, 2020 at 2:46 PM | Reply

    Boy that interpreter is getting into it more than the guy speaking..Or shall I say “Girl” that interpreter is …

  16. Patrick Perlas | May 29, 2020 at 2:53 PM | Reply

    George Carlin DID SAY: garbage in, garbage out.

  17. The Weeping Willow | May 29, 2020 at 3:20 PM | Reply

    I can’t concentrate on this speech due to the dramatic signing bald lady….😩

  18. He’s in custody as we speak

  19. Douglas Criswell | May 29, 2020 at 4:32 PM | Reply

    You have sold your city out shamefull
    Leave it to rot that’s how they want it

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