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FILE - In this image from video, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin listens as the verdict is read in his trial for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. On Friday, April 30, The Associated Press reported on social media posts sharing a fabricated screenshot last weekend that purported to show the Chicago Police Department tweeting in support of Chauvin, who was convicted for the murder of Floyd. The department sent no such tweet. (Court TV via AP, Pool, File)

OPINION: Indicting a law enforcement officer does not equate to indicting law enforcement

Jackson Healy , Contributing Writer May 2, 2021

On April 20, 10 months and 26 days after the murder of George Floyd by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin sparked the largest protests in U.S. history, a Minnesota jury found Chauvin guilty...

FILE - In this April 15, 2021, file image from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, and former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin address Judge Peter Cahill at the courthouse in Minneapolis during Chauvins trial in the death of George Floyd. (Court TV via AP, Pool, File)

Ex-cop guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd case

Associated Press April 20, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s neck in a case...

Demonstrators march during a protest over the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright during a traffic stop, outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department, Friday, April 16, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Police shooting of Daunte Wright reignites national outcry over killings

Erik Uebelacker, Contributing Writer April 18, 2021

Protests are again sweeping the nation following the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Wright’s April 11 killing is the latest in what many Americans see...

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