Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said in a statement that George Floyd’s killer “should be able to serve his sentence without fear of retaliation or violence.”
Derek Chauvin argued that his trial was affected by negative publicity and appealed that he was unfairly denied a location change.
Three years after the death of George Floyd, the Minneapolis Police Department is under fire for promoting an officer it just reprimanded over racism to head its homicide unit.
The agreement bans several controversial tactics, including one known as kettling, while creating a four-tiered response system that emphasizes deescalation.
“If anybody says this is like George Floyd, no. It’s because of George Floyd,” he said.
The late-night host took some time on Halloween night to rip into Kanye West for comparing himself to George Floyd and making further antisemitic comments about his doctor.
“I think that once he was murdered, the country went crazy with ‘Defund the Police’ and everything else,” said Geraldo Rivera.