Minneapolis Police

Family of George Floyd Announces Civil Lawsuit Against Minneapolis, Four Officers

The family of George Floyd has filed a civil suit against the City of Minneapolis and the four former officers accused in his death. The suit alleges a “reckless disregard” of Floyd’s civil rights. Read on for more.
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Four Officers Charged in George Floyd's Death in Court Today

Derek Chauvin, the officer infamously captured on video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck, faces a court hearing on June 29 along with the three officers charged with aiding and abetting Floyd’s murder.
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Disbanding Minneapolis Police: What Does It Look Like?

On Sunday the Minneapolis City Council pledged to defund and dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department. The decision came in response to the death of George Floyd at the hands of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on May, 25.
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Donations Pour In, Police Enforce Curfew on Day 6 of Minneapolis Protests

Demonstrations honoring George Floyd continued into the sixth day. Throughout Sunday, the protests ended in hope for the city of Minneapolis.
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George Floyd’s Brother, Reporter Break Down Crying On Air Over Interview With Minneapolis Police Chief

Protests escalated for the sixth day across the nation over the death of unarmed black man George Floyd. Floyd’s brother and a CNN reporter broke down crying on air.
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Trucker in Minneapolis Arrested for Driving at Protesters Gathered on I-35W

As protestors gathered on highway I-35 W in Minneapolis, a tanker truck drove through the crowd of people who were gathered and protesting peacefully.
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A Quiet Night in Minneapolis Highlights the Fifth Day of Protests

The fifth day and night of protests after the death of George Floyd saw another journalist arrested, the closure of highways and citizens banding together to defend their communities.
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Protestors Out Past Curfew Are Met With Force in Minneapolis

Protests continue despite Governor Tim Walz’s announcement that the 8 p.m. curfew will be enforced by the National Guard. Leading up to the curfew began thousands of protestors continued to march and protest the death of George Floyd.
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National Guard Mobilized to Communities Throughout the Twin Cities

It was announced early this morning that Governor Tim Walz is activating and mobilizing the National Guard throughout the Twin Cities. This is the largest such mobilization in Minnesota since World War II.
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Minneapolis Police Department Is ‘Overwhelmed,’ But Hopeful

The Minneapolis Police and Fire Departments have been inundated with 911 calls they have been forced to prioritize, according to Public Information Officer John Elder at a Saturday afternoon press conference.
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