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pray for minneapolis

Discussion in 'off topic' started by hifinutt, Apr 19, 2021.

  1. notaclue

    notaclue pfm Member

    Chauvin's darting eyes... Psycho. For sure.
     
  2. Hook

    Hook Blackbeard's former bo'sun.

    Guilty on all three charges.
     
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  3. Nic Robinson

    Nic Robinson Moderator

    Well, guilty on all charges.
     
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  4. Somafunk

    Somafunk pfm Member

    Guilty of all charges - good.

    So now with 3 charges which together/run concurrently carry a maximum of 80 years and sentencing in 8 weeks time, the only possible verdict given the evidence against him but it’s merely the start as to what needs to be done to correct for the failings of the current police system in the states, how this is resolved will rumble on for years and years to come given the powers that the police unions hold.
     
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  5. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    The jurors of Minneapolis did good.
     
    palindrome, Rack Kit, AnilS and 11 others like this.
  6. rbrown

    rbrown I think therefore I think I am

    Yep definitely the right result.
     
  7. hifinutt

    hifinutt hifinutt

  8. rbrown

    rbrown I think therefore I think I am

    I just hope the sentence sends shockwaves through the police. We’ll find out in 8 weeks.
     
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  9. tqineil

    tqineil Ubi fides ibi lux et robur

    RIP George Floyd
     
    palindrome, Rack Kit, Covkxw and 8 others like this.
  10. Bart

    Bart pfm Member

    Hopefully a watershed moment heralding humane policing and better race relations.
     
    twotone, TheDecameron, Hook and 3 others like this.
  11. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    Justice served at last in this one case.
     
  12. Mullardman

    Mullardman Moderately extreme...

    Good to hear. Sadly..there will be many repercussions.. not all good.
     
  13. eastone

    eastone pfm Member

    As above. RIP George Floyd.
     
  14. Yank

    Yank Bulbous Also Tapered

    Perhaps some good finally will come of all this.
     
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  15. sean99

    sean99 pfm Member

    Yes, hopefully it will not be seen as sufficient to hand a lengthy custodial sentence to Chauvin, and will also add impetus to reforms of the criminal justice system.
    I think George Floyd's death has already played a part in removing Trump from the Whitehouse and the GOP from control of the Senate, so some good has already come of his awful death. However I agree that there is still a huge amount of work ahead before we get to the day where criminal justice is color blind.
     
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  16. AnilS

    AnilS pfm Member

    I genuinely believe the DC felt immune, wearing his badge. Maybe some still hide behind their badge.

    I really hope this verdict brings constructive change.
     
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  17. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    Yes indeed. I don't think he was the finest example of the human race, but he didn't deserve to die on a pavement at the hands of someone who is supposed to protect and serve.
     
  18. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    I wouldn't like to be him in the nick that's for sure. They'll be spending the next 8 weeks trying to find somewhere soft enough to send him.
     
  19. twotone

    twotone pfm Member

    I wouldn't hold my breath, only seven police officers have been convicted of murder in America since 2005 a one in 2000 chance of conviction apparently
     
  20. Thorn

    Thorn pfm Member

    You seem to be desperate to find an excuse for the policeman.
     

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