Entertainment Death of George Floyd: the Derek Chauvin policeman used a "lethal force" disproportionate
George Floyd's sister on the verge of tears at the start of Derek Chauvin's trial
"Violence is not the answer to everything. Sometimes we have to take a step back, ”said Bridgett Floyd after attending the first day of the trial of Derek Chauvin , the officer accused of killing his brother, George Floyd, during a police check on May 25, 2020 in Minneapolis. 0 © Copyright 2021, The Obs She did not hesitate to challenge her assassin with her gaze: “I sat in the courtroom today and looked at the officer who took the life from my brother.
used a "lethal force" disproportionate when the arrest of Wednesday said an expert, opening a new breach in the defense of this white policeman judged to Minneapolis for the murder last year of the African-American quadmenaire.
immobilized, the neck blocked by the knee of Derek Chauvin, George Floyd "was lying on the belly, he was handcuffed, he did not try to escape or resist," said Jody Stiger, a police officer in Los Angeles and specialist in the use of force in the police.
George Floyd: The trial really starts with the diffusion of the video of his death
© provided by the Parisian the Parisian is already called "the trial of America". This is how the beginning of the debates this Monday is expected by a whole country. After three weeks of selection of jurors , the trial of George Floyd began on Monday in Minneapolis. The floor has been given in the first place to the Prosecution.
"A police officer can use only a level of force proportional to the severity of the crime or at the level of resistance From an individual to the police, "he explained, under the Minneapolis Police Code of Police. The expert admitted that George Floyd, handcuffed, had at first resisted by refusing to sit in the back of a police vehicle, on the grounds he was claustrophobic. But once on the ground, he had quickly stopped struggling and the police should have installed it on the side or sitting, a national director in force for two decades, according to him.
He "violated the rules" and "values" of the Police
interviewed by Eric Nelson, the lawyer of the accused, Jody Stiger, however, admitted that the use of force in certain situations "may appear horrible for The public "even if it" is legal according to the laws of the State ".
upsetting or imposing, the main witnesses at the trial of the murder of George Floyd
© - The young Cashier Christopher Martin testifies on March 31 in Minneapolis at the trial of the police officer Derek Chauvin, leaving their tears or all in restraint, about twenty Witnesses have already been heard at the trial of the murder of George Floyd and some have particularly marked the Americans, riveted to their screens for these historical hearings.
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but he has dismissed the hypothesis, regularly advanced by the Defense, according to which the passers-by who appeal the police officer More and more openly as George Floyd sank in unconsciousness represented a "threat" that could have "divert his attention" from African-American's state of health.
Monday, the Minneapolis police chief, Medaria Ardondo, had overwhelmed his former agent, stating that he had "violated the rules" and "the values" of the police at the interpellation. And last week, Richard Zimmerman, policeman since 25 in the big city in the northern United States, had castigated a use of "simply unjustified" and "absolutely not necessary" force.
keeping his knee on his neck for more than nine minutes, a drama that sparked a historic wave of anger against racism in the states -United.
George Floyd Victim of a "lethal" disproportionate
© provided by the point George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, Racism, Police Violence, Homicide, L E Trial of Derek Chauvin, the White Police Celebrated to have killed George Floyd, continues in Manneapolis. Witnesses and experts scroll at the bar. Wednesday, it was Jody Stiger's turn, policeman in Los Angeles and specializing in the use of force in the police, to intervene. He felt that Derek Chauvin had used a disproportionate "lethal force" during the arrest of George Floyd.
"Every time I enter the room, I see my brother die"
he pleads not guilty, claiming to have followed a procedure in accordance with his training to master a recalcitrant suspect, while his lawyer ensures that the black quadmenaire, who Conduated an addiction to the drug, died of overdose.
called in the afternoon at the accusation by the Prosecution, two members of the Minnesota scientific police confirmed that seals containing methamphetamine and fentanyl, a powerful opiate, had been found in George Floyd's car And, more surprising, in the police car in which he had refused to settle. One of the pills, found next to one of the baskets of the quadmenaire that the police had removed him as he struggled on the ground, carried traces of his DNA.
The trial is also followed by the relatives of George Floyd, who are attending hearings. "Every time I enter the room, I see my brother die, again and again," said Philone Floyd in the edition of the Local Starttribune daily published Wednesday, evoking the shock images of the arrest regularly shown as pieces to conviction. He pointed out thatfamily "prepares" to support the view of the photos of the autopsy who should accompany the next testimonials of the medical experts.
Debates should continue for about two weeks. The verdict of the jurors in this non-standard trial is not expected by the end of April. Derek Chauvin incurs at least 40 years of imprisonment. The other three police involved in George Floyd's death will be judged for complicity for murder in August.
The trial on the death of George Floyd draws at its end .
© Kerem Yucel a woman holds a sign with the inscription "condemn Chauvin" outside the court where the trial of the ex-officer accused Death of George Floyd, Minneapolis (United States), March 31, 2021 The Prosecution and Defense finished Thursday the hearing of their witnesses in the trial of Derek Chauvin, accused of killing George Floyd L last year. He will resume on Monday with the requisitions and the pleadings, before the jury retires to deliberate.