Minneapolis Police investigation: DOJ found it violated peoples' constitutional rights

U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland released the findings of a federal investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department, prompted by the murder of George Floyd in 2020, during a press conference Friday morning, saying the police department and City of Minneapolis engaged in a pattern of discrimination and excessive force. 

Court asked to void verdict against ex-cop in Floyd's murder

An attorney for Derek Chauvin is planning to ask an appeals court to throw out the former Minneapolis police officer’s convictions in the murder of George Floyd, arguing that numerous legal and procedural errors deprived him of a fair trial.