John Mark Harrington, the current Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety just announced that the former Minneapolis police officer Dereck Chauvin was taken into custody. He did not specify what the charges were. National outcry followed the now viral video showing former Minneapolis police officer Dereck Chauvin putting pressure on George Floyd’s neck with his knee. George Floyd was pronounced dead at the hospital

Former Minnesota police officer Dereck Chauvin arrested

John Mark Harrington, the current Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, just announced that former Minneapolis police officer Dereck Chauvin was taken into custody. He did not specify what the charges were.

National outcry followed the now viral video showing former Minneapolis police officer Dereck Chauvin putting pressure on George Floyd’s neck with his knee. George Floyd was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after.