MINNEAPOLIS, MN – APRIL 21: In this photo provided by the Minnesota Department of Corrections, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin poses for a booking photo after his conviction April 21, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chauvin was found guilty on all three charges in the murder of George Floyd. (Photo by Minnesota Department of Corrections via Getty Images)
Last week, the city of Minneapolis agreed to “make transformational changes” to the
city’s police department after it was found that the department failed to hold its officers
accountable for misconduct.
Reportedly, the agreement with Minnesota’s Department of Human Rights was filed in
court to change the department’s culture “by recognizing the humanity and civil rights of community members, addressing race-based policing, and strengthening public safety.”
The change comes 3 years after the death of George Floyd who was killed by Officer