Chauvin’s use of force on George Floyd was ‘in no way’ policy, says police chief

Medaria Arradondo tells sixth day of trial that ex-officer’s treatment of George Floyd breached regulations

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The Minneapolis police chief, Medaria Arradondo, told the Derek Chauvin murder trial on Monday that he “vehemently disagrees” that there was any justification for the former police officer to keep his knee on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes.

Arradondo said on the sixth day of the trial that Chauvin’s treatment of the 46-year-old Black man breached regulations and showed a disregard “for the sanctity of life”.

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