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Posted on 08/12/2020 7:58:14 PM PDT by marktwain
George Floyd Case Body Cam Footage: Video from two police body cameras has been made public in the George Floyd case. The footage is from the body-worn cameras of former Minneapolis police officers Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng. The footage shows the arrest of Floyd and the moments leading up to his death.
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George Floyd died in Minneapolis police custody on Memorial Day 2020, after bystander video showed former officer Derek Chauvin's knee on his neck for over nine minutes as Floyd was heard saying "I can't breathe."
Chauvin was charged with second-degree and third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. Former officers Lane, Kueng and Tou Thao are charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder. All four officers were fired.
On July 13, a coalition of media companies filed a motion to obtain copies of the body camera video. Two days later, reporters were allowed to view the footage by appointment but not take it with them. A hearing was held July 21, and neither the state nor the defense objected to the footage being released to the media. On Friday, Aug. 7, Judge Peter Cahill filed an order releasing the video to media and members of the public who want to obtain copies. That video was ultimately made public on Aug. 10.
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Link to body cam raw footage of George Floyd event
Here’s a link to slides of the Minneapolis Police Department training that Chauvin et. al. received showing the use of the neck restraint for perpetrators that are suspected of being in an “excited delirium” state. Don’t expect any major media coverage of this because it undermines the BLM narrative.
Thanks for that link.
Just think how many lives have been lost due to the “ news “ media not telling the whole story.
Jussie Smollett, Nicholas Sandmann, George Floyd. The saga continues......
I neglected to add Bubba Wallace and Nooscar.
The execution of Ryan Whitaker by the Phoenix police is even more shocking than the treatment George Floyd received, IMO. And Mr. Whitaker was a much more worthy human being, although he had the misfortune of being white so nobody is marching for justice for him.
NOTE: in these videos the ambulance departs to a green light at the intersection and proceeds through. Prior video showed the ambulance inexplicably waiting for some time at a red light at the intersection.
An article on the Ryan Whitaker shooting should be published in AmmoLand in the next few days...
You would need to see the videos side by side.
We know previous videos have been edited. The police said they were.
Good to hear. I was so disturbed after watching that body cam video last night. Mr. Whitaker was apparently well known in my community of Maricopa too, although I didnt know him personally. I have a son named Ryan who is 38 and has several guns, so the scenario really hit home for me. Officer Cooke needs to be fired and charged with homicide, IMO.
They did everything they could.
but Black Losers Matter.
after bystander video showed former officer Derek Chauvin’s knee on his neck for over nine minutes as Floyd was heard ...
-——Breathing just fine, breathing long breaths in and out, speaking clearly- proving his airway wasn’t constricted to the point of being deadly, and showing george claiming he ‘couldn’t breathe’ just like he had been fro mthe very beginning of the cop’s contact with him well before he was taken to the ground”
There- i fixed it for ya-
George was breathing fine except that he was in a state of excited delerium, and hyperventilating as a result- Yuo can clearly hear him taking breaths in and exhaling them, and ranting incoherent statements as he was experiencing what likely was a fatal overdose of Fentanyl and several other drugs
George floyd had 2 serious heart conditions, AND was high on several drugs- so high infact that he had taken way over the amount considered deadly- George was panicking because of the overdose- and can be heard in panic mode from the moment of his arrest when he was still in his own car- He was panicking and freaking out, and hypeventilating the whole time practically- He did somewhat calm down at one point- but then began freaking out again and resisting being put in back of car-
Two cops noted that even after George passed out, He was still breathing for a time- You can hear them both on the tape from one of the officers body camera- He was lying there for a minute or more- when they noted he was still breathing- George was still breathing when he died- You can even hear him on the tape breathing-
The whole ‘The officer murdered him by choking off his airway’ claim is bogus- George died of either excited delirium, wooden chest syndrome, drug overdose, or or heart attack caused by his serious heart problems and a stressful situation where he overexerted himself when he decided to resit being put in the car- He did not die from having his airway choked off- Had his airway been choked off to the point he suffocated- you would not hear him speaking so clearly the whole time nor taking clear breaths- and speaking for over 6 minutes- or whatever time it was- Try pressing on your throat, closing off your airway, and try speaking- your voice will be severely distorted- you will not be able to speak clearly and distinctly like george did for over 6 minutes-
It was 7 minutes 45 seconds - unless there is new evidence in the videos, which is unlikely, since the prosecutor has had the videos since Day One.
Also, the knee-on-neck restraint was explicitly described in the Minneapolis Police Manual, and it was completely legal on the day it was used.
Also, I urge anyone who thinks George Floyd was murdered to lie on your stomach, turn your face to the right, and cross your wrists behind your back. The only part of your neck that is exposed to a knee is the trapezius muscle. The soft tissue in your neck and throat are completely shielded by muscle.
With the amount of drugs in this man's system and in view of the autopsy, who can say that he would not have died from a heart attack even as he was struggling to remain outside the car or as he was struggling while halfway into the car. How can it be proved to a medical certainty and beyond a reasonable doubt that he died as a result of the knee on his neck and not from a drug induced heart attack during his exertions?
This is not murder. It is an ignorant doped up _lack resisting arrest.
After watching the video I have to say Floyd killed himself but not following commands, being full of illegal drugs, a bad heart which he wasn’t helping by resisting and being a full blown hysterical cry sac.
At best they might get manslaughter on the officer with the knee on the neck in a fair trial, no way would I convict a murder charge on the officer and the other officers should walk period.
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