WASHINGTON — Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the Department of Justice’s investigation into Minneapolis’ policing policies, DOJ officials said.
The announcement comes a day after Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis police officer, was found guilty of second and third-degree murder, as well as second-degree manslaughter.
During the trial, prosecutors presented the jury with a video recorded by bystanders that showed Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes. Prosecutors argued that Chauvin’s actions caused Floyd to die from asphyxiation.
Video showed Floyd...