Derek Chauvin Archives

Derek Chauvin is sentenced to 22 and a half years for murder of George Floyd

July 1, 2021

The killing of George Floyd on a Minneapolis corner led to nationwide protests, a reckoning over racial injustice touching on virtually every aspect of American life and, on Friday, June 25, 2021, a substantial prison sentence — 22 and a half years — for the former police officer, Derek Chauvin, who ignored Floyd’s desperate cries… [Read More]

Derek Chauvin found guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd

April 22, 2021

Former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted on all charges by a jury in the Hennepin County court on Tuseday, April 20, 2021. The 12 jurors found Chauvin guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in George Floyd’s death in May 2020. The maximum sentence for second-degree unintentional murder is… [Read More]