YONKERS, NY — May 29, 2020 — Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chavin was fired on Tuesday with three other police officers for detaining George Floyd engaging in an authorized modality by which, Chavin exacted his knee onto the neck of Mr. Floyd. Despite the oftentime advisement of Floyd to to Chavin that he could not breathe, Chavin did not relent. Chavin’s continued application of his weight imposed on the neck of Mr. Floyd by Chavin’s use of his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck caused Mr. Floyd to expire under that weight and pressure. Chavin’s fellow police officers evidently had or did not advise Chavin to relent. Either way, Mr. Floyd succumbed to the method by which Chavin detained him.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey had noted without prejudicing the outcome asserted that the city Police Officers need to be arrested and charge. Mayor Frey noted that had it been him who had exacted the outcome of Mr. Floyd’s death, he would have been immediately imprisoned.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz had earlier today called for an end to protests and rioting fomented by the death of George Floyd. The Minnesota National Guard have been charged to restore order following three nights of arson, looting, and vandalism.
President Donald Trump today called the looters, “THUGS” and warned “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Twitter hid Trump’s tweet behind a warning banner that suggested POTUS’ writing was “glorifying violence.”