Crime After the death of George Floyd, this Florida sheriff urges residents to shoot looters
Seattle Police Reviewing Use Of Force In Protest Arrest
The Seattle Police Department said it would review the use of force after officers were filmed punching a man during Friday night's protest.In a statement Saturday afternoon, the department said it was reviewing one arrest that "had received media attention," apparently referring to a widely-shared video showing an officer punching a man who was being held on the ground.
After seeing rumors on social networks that demonstrators intended to cause incidents In Polk County, Grady Judd, the Florida sheriff, urged residents to shoot the looters who broke into their homes.
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A shocking statement that does not recall Donald Trump's reaction on Twitter after the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, asphyxiated by a white police officer during a control.
He suggested to the police that they "shoot" to stop the riots, using an expression from Walter Headley, who ruled the Miami police with an iron fist in the 1960s: "When the looting begins, the shootings begin "(" When the looting starts, the shooting starts ").
In the process, Twitter had deliberately masked this Friday, May 29, a message posted by the President of the United States, followed by more than 80 million people on the social network. Reason advanced: "Apology of violence".
US President Donald Trump promised Monday to restore order to an America plagued by historic anger, threatening to deploy the military to end the violence.
Officer charged in Floyd's death has 1st court appearance .
The Minneapolis police officer charged with second-degree murder in George Floyd's death was scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday. Derek Chauvin, 44, is also charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd's May 25 death. Floyd, a handcuffed black man, died after the white police officer pressed his knee into his neck for several minutes even after Floyd stopped moving and pleading for air. Floyd's death set off protests, some violent, in Minneapolis that swiftly spread to cities around the U.S. and the globe. Chauvin and three other officers on the scene were fired the day after Floyd's death.