George Floyd Case: Tou Thao’s Attorney Files Motion To Dismiss ChargesThe attorney for Tou Thao, one of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death, has filed a motion for Thao’s charges to be dismissed.
MPD: ‘Umbrella Man’ Believed To Be Member Of Hells Angels Who Wanted To Sow Racial Unrest During Floyd ProtestsMinneapolis police have identified a suspect in connection to the “Umbrella Man” seen breaking windows and helping to incite a riot during the George Floyd protests.
MPD Has Already Lost 65 Personnel In 2020, And 20% Have Filed For LeaveAn attorney handling disability claims told WCCO last week more than 150 officers, nearly 20% of the force, have begun the process of filing claims.
Twins Will Continue To Hire Off-Duty MPD Officers For SecurityThe decision, according to a statement released Friday, came as a result of conversations with MPD Chief Arradondo and voices "both inside and outside the Twins organization."
'Publicly Humiliated': MPD Officers Testify About Riots That Followed George Floyd’s DeathThree Minneapolis police officers, all board members for the Minneapolis Police Federation, testified at the Minnesota Senate Wednesday.
MPD Body Camera Video Shows Distraught George Floyd: 'I'm Not That Kind Of Guy'Body-camera footage made public Wednesday from two Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest captured a panicked and fearful Floyd pleading with the officers in the minutes before his death, saying “I'm not a bad guy!" as they tried to wrestle him into a squad car.
'An Emotional Crisis': More Than 150 Minneapolis Police Officers Filing For Disability, Attorney Says Most Suffering From PTSD A Twin Cities attorney says that more than 150 Minneapolis police officers have begun the process of filing disability claims, with most saying they’re suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Medical Experts: George Floyd's Ability To Speak Didn't Mean He Could BreatheAs George Floyd repeatedly pleaded “I can’t breathe” to police officers holding him down on a Minneapolis street corner, some of the officers responded by pointing out he was able to speak. One told Floyd it takes “a lot of oxygen” to talk, while another told angry bystanders that Floyd was “talking, so he can breathe.”
The 'Dirty Work' Of White Liberal Leaders Is Done By Police, Fmr. Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges Writes In Op-EdFormer Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says white liberal leaders need to embrace real, systemic change if there’s any hope of addressing the glaring racial disparities in America's largest cities.
Hennepin County Judge Issues Gag Order In George Floyd CaseThe Hennepin County judge in the case against four officers charged in George Floyd's death issued a gag order in the case Thursday.
Transcripts Show What Officer Derek Chauvin Said To George Floyd: 'It Takes A Heck Of A Lot Of Oxygen To Talk'As George Floyd told Minneapolis police officers that he couldn't breathe more than 20 times in the moments before he died, the officer who pressed his knee against Floyd's neck dismissed his pleas, saying “it takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk," according to transcripts of body camera video recordings made public Wednesday.