The Minneapolis Police Force uses force to train the coordinator, Johnny MercilIt was announced in the trial of Derek Chauvin on Tuesday that he had put a brake on the neck of an African American George Floyd Not authorized by departmental agreement.
When raising questions to the prosecutor, Mercil explained that the agents had been trained with instructions “Minimum use of force” Arrested, the one used by Chauvin on Floyd is considered “unauthorized”.
It also pointed out that it is possible to consider fixing the neck to an unconscious person “Active aggression”.
“Is this the correct method of neck fixation? According to the training received by the Minneapolis police? “The prosecutor Steve Schleicher was asked to show pictures of Chauvin and Floyd, and Mercil replied: “No, sir.
Mercil (Mercil) in Seventh day of the trial Floyd’s death in Minneapolis against Chauvin triggered a wave of racial protests in the United States a year ago and made the then President Donald Trump The government is in trouble.
In May last year, Floyd was killed when four officers tried to arrest him because Pay with a fake bill In the store. During his arrest, Chauvin pressed his knees to his neck until his breathing stopped, thus fixing him to the ground.
The former police officer was charged with second-degree murder with a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison; third-degree murder with a maximum sentence of 25 years; second-degree murder. Deprived of liberty for up to 10 years.
However, because he has no criminal record, he can only be sentenced to fixed-term imprisonment. The maximum sentence is twelve and a half years He was charged the first two times and sentenced to 4 years in prison for the third time.