Minneapolis Leaders Approve Agreement To Revamp Policing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council has approved an agreement with the state to revamp policing, nearly three years after a city officer killed George Floyd.

The Minnesota Department of Human Rights began investigating the Minneapolis Police Department shortly after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on Floyd’s neck for 9 1/2 minutes as the Black man said he couldn’t breathe.

The agreement approved Friday was the product of nearly a year of negotiations between city officials and the state agency.

Chauvin was convicted of murder.

He and three other officers who were at the scene are serving prison terms.

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