Officer Who Pinned George Floyd to the Ground Has Been Arrested

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  1. DonGlock26

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    GeorgiaGlocker Romans 10:9

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    Per the news tonight this officer had 18 complaints against him in 19 years. I would say that shows a pattern of questionable judgement.
     
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  4. Jonesee

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    Great analogy.
    But if can't trust a cop to not use his knee as a weapon, should you trust him with a gun?

    Some people should never be in a position of authority whether it's a being a cop or a hall monitor.
     
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    Simple. While I think the a Officer was wrong. I can judge based on medical report, the explanation given, justification, video. Just because i don’t see how it was a legit action by the a Officer. I am willing to change my mind if evidence show it.
     
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    Good he was oblivious to what he was doing to the man and didn't seem to car. He could have moved his knee to his back or let the man up at anytime, he was a coward and shouldn't have been a cop to start with
     
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    Looks like they are going to have to unarrest him. The first requirement for any degree of murder or manslaughter is that you have caused the death. The coroner says he didn't.

    A "Statement of Probable Cause" of the death of George Floyd has been released by the City of Minneapolis, and it concludes that Floyd's death was due to underlying health conditions, not strangulation.

    "The autopsy revealed no physical findings that support a diagnosis of traumatic asphyxia or strangulation," the statement reads, according to CNN.


    Now BET says they are "victim blaming" because they say the guy died from an underlying condition.:rofl:
    https://www.bet.com/news/national/2...ims-no-findings-of--traumatic-asphyxia-o.html
     
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    The autopsy notes no traumatic asphyxiation. That does not mean no asphyxiation. He died of positional asphyxia.

    The autopsy does not indicate the knee had no role in the death. In fact, it specifically notes that being restrained, combined with his health issues is what killed him.
     
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    That is not what the report says. It specifically notes the restraint combined with underlying health issues killed him.
     
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    I had inmates file more grievances on me that that in my first year as a CO. Even had 2 BCI (State detectives) investigations to go through because of use of force complaints. All were resolved in my favor. If you do your job, people are gunna get pissed at you and try and get at your however they can. That is why we have due process.
     
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    The case certainly got harder to prove with the autopsy report.
     
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    How do you figure? The Coroner literally said his being cuffed and laid like that killed him.
     
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    Do you think the medical examiner would not have mentioned positional asphyxia if there were evidence it caused or contributed to death? Apparently this autopsy is to be read between the lines, for inferred damning statements.
     
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    I find the coroner's choice of wording to be rather curious, truth be told.

    "The effects of being restrained" is an objectively accurate way to describe a death due to positional asphyxia in a restrained person.

    And while it could also describe sudden cardiac arrest due to the cardiovascular stress of being restrained, unrelated to positional asphyxia, based on the video, the former seems rather likely.
     
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    "Your Honor, we find the defendant to be not guilty on all counts."

    Then the cop and George family sue Minneapolis and make millions.

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    Let's imagine your father/grandfather who has health issues gets arrested and some cop kneels on his neck for 7mins when he's already in handcuffs and they say his heart condition contributed to his death and lets see if that changes a damn thing. I hope they make an example of this ex-cop.
     
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    If you commit a felony that results in the victims death, that is by criminal statutes a felony murder.
     
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    "The autopsy revealed no physical findings that support a diagnosis of traumatic asphyxia or strangulation," the statement reads, according to CNN.
     
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    Read the rest of the article instead of cherry-picking


    “The combined effects of Mr. Floyd being restrained by police, his underlying health conditions and any potential intoxicants in his system likely contributed to his death.”