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  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 9/11/2020 Newsdump Friday

    09/11/2020 10:08:27 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/11/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    In the face of a massive show of force by militarized police, "Freedom Day" protesters again on the streets of Melbourne, Australia where its Saturday. The protest in opposition to the strict lockdown.... A two week nationwide coronavirus lockdown is being envisioned by cabinet ministers in Israel..... In Canada a university professor telling his students in-class exams aren't mandatory because of: "the COVID fake emergency"..... One million acres burned (1,500 plus square miles and tens of thousands ordered to evacuate in Oregon in the face of massive wildfires.... Seven now confirmed dead with 60 believed missing..... A man in southern...
  • New 'Absolutely Shocking' Evidence Presented in the George Floyd Case

    09/02/2020 6:00:24 PM PDT · by bitt · 61 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 9/2/2020 | Katie Pavlich
    Attorneys for former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin are requesting the dismissal of murder and manslaughter charges against him for the death of George Floyd. They're using the police training manual as justification. According to the Minneapolis Police Department training manual, officers are shown how to subdue violent or resisting suspects by placing their knee on the neck. Analysts and attorneys at Court TV explain. It's worth a full watch: "From coast-to-coast everyone, absolutely outraged, especially by that fact, the knee on the neck. Well, guess what folks, take a look at what you're looking at right here. That is...
  • Leaked bodycam video shows George Floyd brutally beaten before fatal arrest

    08/04/2020 5:16:37 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 57 replies
    News.com.au ^ | 08/04/2020 | Phoebe Loomes
    The bodycam footage showing the full arrest of George Floyd has been published after being shown in a US court. The footage shows rookie cop Thomas Lane approaching Floyd in a car outside Cup Foods in Minneapolis in the US by tapping on the window with a gun. The following minutes include Floyd being handcuffed before being led to another police car where he appears to be beaten in the back seat by officers while pleading for his life. The bodycam footage, published by the Daily Mail, shows the minutes before Floyd was filmed by a bystander laying on the...
  • Former Minnesota Police Officer Derek Chauvin Charged With Tax Evasion [and wife]

    07/23/2020 10:24:09 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 70 replies
    NPR ^ | July 23, 2020 2:15 AM ET | Scott Neuman Twitter
    Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the murder of George Floyd, has also been charged along with his wife with nine counts of felony tax evasion. The Washington County prosecutor's office announced Wednesday that Chauvin and his wife, Kellie May Chauvin, face charges of underreporting their joint income from 2014 through 2019 by $464,433, including more than $95,000 that Derek Chauvin earned from off-duty security work. "Revenue investigators initiated a review into the Chauvins in June 2020 for failure to timely file Minnesota individual income tax returns from 2016 to 2019 and fraudulently filing tax returns from...
  • Derek Chauvin told George Floyd it takes 'a lot of oxygen' to talk when he repeatedly said he couldn't breathe: transcripts.

    07/11/2020 12:22:25 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 8, 2020 | Staff
    George Floyd said “I can’t breathe” more than 20 times during the May 25 arrest that led to his death, but the Minneapolis police officer who was kneeling on his neck responded by saying, "it takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk," according to transcripts of body camera video recordings released Wednesday. "You're going to kill me, man," Floyd said, according to a transcript of former Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane’s body camera. Lane was one of three officers at the scene with former Officer Derek Chauvin on May 25 when Chauvin restrained Floyd during an arrest...
  • George Floyd Homicide Defendant: Body Cam Shows Charges Should Be Dropped Against Cop, Thomas Lane

    07/08/2020 2:26:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/08/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    Everyone has seen the video that prompted the mass outpouring of anger into the streets of America. What do the body cam videos of the killing of George Floyd show that might change minds on the case? Counsel for one of the other officers on the scene submitted a motion to dismiss today, arguing that the video showed that Thomas Lane could not possibly have known that Derek Chauvin was committing a crime, let alone aid and abet it.Good luck with that motion, Earl Gray: Gray has argued in court that the case against Lane should be dismissed because...
  • Chauvin's legal defense covered; but labor case is not.

    06/28/2020 7:52:21 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 20 replies
    KARE11.COM ^ | June 24, 2020 | Lou Raguse
    The Minneapolis Police Federation no longer supports former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, and will not contest his firing. However, his legal defense for the criminal case will still be covered by the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association, because MPD is a member in good standing. "Any critical incident, they are covered by the legal defense fund. And any criminal charge that they can potentially be charged with, we provide representation," said Brian Peters, executive director of the MPPOA. The three other officers fired along with Chauvin will also have their legal fees covered. But their criminal cases are...
  • Why Derek Chauvin May Get Off His Murder Charge

    06/23/2020 3:11:15 PM PDT · by Jewbacca · 77 replies
    Medium.com ^ | 11 June 2020 | Gavrilo David
    he world has united in protest after a graphic video emerged showing a Black man dying under the restraint of a White police officer. The victim, George Floyd, was in clear distress. He was pinned to the ground by three officers, with one officer — Derek Chauvin — placing a knee on his neck. For over five minutes, he tells the officers that he is unable to breathe. George Floyd died as horrified bystanders told the officers they were killing him. The video is unquestionably horrific. But in our rush to condemn an aggressive use of force and pursue justice...
  • Ramsey County corrections officers of color say they were barred from guarding Derek Chauvin

    06/21/2020 12:26:37 PM PDT · by Meatspace · 20 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | 6/21/20 | Liz Sawyer
    Eight minority Ramsey County corrections officers have filed discrimination charges with the state’s Department of Human Rights after they were barred from guarding or having any other contact with former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin last month. Chauvin was booked at the county jail the same day he was charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
  • Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck for 7:46, not 8:46, prosecutors say

    06/17/2020 11:23:27 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 59 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 17 2020 | Associated Press
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota prosecutors acknowledged Wednesday that a Minneapolis police officer had his knee on the neck of George Floyd for 7 minutes, 46 seconds — not the 8:46 that has become a symbol of police brutality — but said the one-minute error would have no impact on the criminal case against four officers. The initial May 29 complaint alleges Derek Chauvin “had his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in total. Two minutes and 53 seconds of this was after Mr. Floyd was non-responsive.” But timestamps cited in the document’s description of the...
  • When Does the Fan Really Get Hit? (Vanity)

    06/11/2020 6:12:09 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 69 replies
    freerepublic.com ^ | 6/11/20 | self
    Now that Seattle has caved to insanity it sets me to thinking this morning.How much insanity, mayhem, and law-breaking will occur when Derek Chauvin goes on trial? How quickly do they dare to present that trial? Might that trial take place BEFORE the November Presidential election?What king of chaos do people here predict may happen during the Chauvin/Floyd murder trial?
  • STUNNING DEVELOPMENT: George Floyd and Officer Derek Chauvin “Bumped Heads” at Nightclub Where They Both Worked – “Killing Might Be Personal”

    06/10/2020 6:29:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 99 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 06/10/2020 | Jim Hoft
    Back two weeks ago on May 28, 2020, The Gateway Pundit reported — Fired Officer Derek Chauvin and George Floyd worked at the same south Minneapolis club as security guards up to the end of last year. On Monday My 25th, Police Officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd during an arrest for passing a bad $20 dollar bill.KTSP later reported that the two men both worked security at the El Nuevo Rodeo Club on Lake Street in Minneapolis. On Tuesday CBS News reported that according to a former nightclub coworker the two men “bumped heads” at the nightclub. The...
  • Kamala Harris warns 'it will not be easy' to get a conviction for Derek Chauvin as the white Minneapolis cop who 'murdered' George Floyd has his bail increased to $1.25M during first virtual court appearance (jurors are inclined to trust police officers)

    06/09/2020 1:20:27 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 66 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 09 2020 | LAURA COLLINS CHIEF INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    California Sen Kamala Harris said Monday that it will be very difficult to convict white Minneapolis cop, Derek Chauvin, who has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of George Floyd, as the officer made his first appearance in court. During an appearance on The View, Harris said: 'The evidence surrounding George Floyd's death I think without an question support the charges against him [Chauvin] but it will not be easy to get a conviction because it is still the case that jurors are inclined to trust police officers.' The senator continued: 'That has been part of the difficulty...
  • Derek Chauvin, cop charged with George Floyd’s murder, to be held on $1.25M bail

    06/08/2020 11:34:21 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 60 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 08 2020 | Jorge Fitz-Gibbon
    The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in George Floyd’s death was ordered held on $1.25 million bail in his first court appearance since being arrested. He’s due back in court on June 29. Chauvin, 44, is charged with second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the May 25 death of Floyd, who died after being pinned down by the cop’s knee for nearly 9 minutes while pleading repeatedly, “I can’t breathe.”
  • Let’s Look At The Actual Facts About The Alleged Racism of Police

    06/08/2020 8:35:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 7, 2020 | John R. Lott Jr
    The media help foster a narrative there is an epidemic of Caucasian police officers killing black Americans out of racist impulses. But is it really true? This past week, Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was charged with the second-degree murder of George Floyd, a black man. Footage and photos of FloydÂ’s death launched protests and riots across the country. Despite there being no evidence yet that the officer was racist, it is simply assumed that racism motivated the Caucasian copÂ’s abusive actions.Law enforcement officers can be careless or abusive without being racist. In Dallas, in 2016, a Caucasian man died...
  • Derek Chauvin set to make first court appearance

    06/08/2020 3:58:56 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 08 2020 | Tyler Olson
    Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer charged with second-degree murder in the death of George Floyd, is set to make his first court appearance in the case Monday. Chauvin will appear before the Hennepin County District Court at 12:45 p.m. He is facing charges for second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter after using his knee to pin Floyd to the ground by his neck for nearly nine minutes while Floyd was in custody. The court appearance comes two weeks after Floyd died on May 25. "About nine days ago, the world watched Floyd utter his last words, 'I can’t...
  • The Left’s Normalization Of Collective Guilt Is Ripping America Apart

    06/05/2020 7:01:29 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 5, 2020 | Joshua Lawson
    All decent Americans stand against racism. But if weÂ’re to live as brothers, we must stop indicting all those who share a skin tone for the sins of others. I was nowhere near the intersection of Chicago Avenue and 38th Street when George Floyd tragically lost his life. I wasnÂ’t in Minnesota. I was more than 500 miles away. With the exception of the officers at that heartbreaking scene, there are more than 329 million additional Americans who had no part in that terrible evening.So why are so many people acting as if it were their knee, not Derek ChauvinÂ’s,...
  • A Cop-out By Police Chief For Failing to Arrest George Floyd's Killers

    06/03/2020 10:36:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 3, 2020 | Paul Kamenar
    In the midst of the rioting following the killing of George Floyd by Officer Derek Chauvin, the Mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey, asked himself the rhetorical question at a press conference last week: “Why is the officer who killed George Floyd, not in jail right now? I can’t answer that question.” The answer is simple as he well knows. His police chief, Medaria Arradondo, decided not to arrest Chauvin on any number of charges, ranging from felony assault and manslaughter to murder. Had he promptly done so at the time he fired Chauvin and the other three officers who assisted...
  • To Prevent Another George Floyd Tragedy, We Must Fix Police Unions

    06/03/2020 7:51:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 89 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 3, 2020 | Daniel Buck
    No one wants to watch an innocent man suffocate under the knee of a cop while bystanders plead for his life. Yet millions now have that haunting image seared into their memory. The question to ask in response is simple: what could have been done to prevent this? While I’m in quarantine and can’t see my students, I imagine their predominantly minority faces and wonder how can I keep them from a similar fate? Policy recommendations to prevent another tragedy like the one that befell George Floyd have ranged from defunding the police to ending qualified immunity and military surplus...
  • Conflicting autopsies complicate the trial of Derek Chauvin for death of George Floyd

    06/02/2020 6:18:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/02/2020 | Thomas Lifson
    The independent autopsy of George Floyd commissioned by his family and conducted by a team including renowned pathologist Dr. Michael Baden, conflicts with the results of official Hennepin County Medical Examiner. The Star-Tribune reports: Two autopsy results — one requested by George Floyd’s family and the other from Hennepin County — agree that his death is a homicide but disagree over exactly what killed him. During a news conference Monday afternoon, two doctors hired by the Floyd family to do a private autopsy said they believe he died of asphyxia, which happens when oxygen flow is cut off, causing...