Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin held his knee against George Floyd’s neck and carried most of his weight all the time the black man lay face down, with his mouth behind a specialist. Using force to testify on Wednesday
Chauvin, 45, is on trial for a murder and manslaughter charge in connection with Floyd’s May 2020 death.Prosecutors accused Chauvin of holding his knee by Floyd’s neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds, although Floyd was arrested. Handcuffed but in an upturned position, Floyd was later declared dead.
At the time, police were responding to reports that Floyd, 46, attempted to use a counterfeit $ 20 note while buying cigarettes at a Cup Foods convenience store in nearby Chauvin, and three other officers were fired after Floyd̵7;s death.
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On Wednesday, Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Jody Stick testified as an expert witness on behalf of the prosecution, Stiger said, based on his video evidence reviewing, Chauvin’s knee had been on Floyd’s neck since the officer’s episode. Put Floyd on the floor until the paramedics arrive.
“That specific force hasn’t changed over a period of restraint?” Asked prosecutor Steve Schleicher as he showed five jury illustrations taken from various videos of the arrest.
“Correct,” the sticker replied.
Stiger’s testimony comes a day after Chauvin’s attorney Eric Nelson attempted to point out the moment in the video when he said Chauvin’s knee appeared to be off Floyd’s neck.
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Nelson argued that the now fired white officer. “Do what he has trained in his 19 years career,” and he has suggested that the illegal drug in Floyd’s system and his underlying health condition is what kills him, not the head. Chauvin’s Knees
Nelson captures a drug corner in the Stiger investigation, playing a sample of Agent J. Guang and asked if the sticker heard Floyd say. “Am I taking too much medicine?”
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The sticker replied that he couldn’t describe those words in the picture. Prosecutors did not bring the issue into question when they asked Stickers again.
Nelson also confirmed that the staff at the scene viewed the observers as a more hostile crowd and that they were distracted. On Tuesday, defense attorneys picked up some police witnesses to acknowledge that ridiculous disgruntled bystanders could make it harder for officers to perform their duties.
On Wednesday, Stiger told the jury: “I don’t view them as a threat,” although some observers call names and use offensive language. He added that most of the shouts were caused by “Concern for Mr. Floyd”
“I would describe hostile mobs as crowds or members of the crowd who are intimidating and throwing bottles and rocks at police,” he said.
Nelson’s voice sounded as he asked Stickers how a sane officer would be trained to watch the crowd while dealing with a suspect. “And now there are others walking around and watching you, and watching you, and calling your name and saying (swearing),” said Nelson. “This could be viewed by reasonable officials as a threat.”
“It’s a potential threat rectified,” Stiger said.
The defense attorney also asked Stiger if the video showed Floyd picking up his head and moving at times.
“Little, yes, he tried,” the sticker replied.
In an objection question, Chauvin’s attorney also noted that the dispatcher described Floyd as being between 6ft and 6ft 6 and possibly under influence, Stiger found it reasonable for Chauvin to come to the scene with the awareness that Increase
Stiger further agreed with Nelson that the officers’ actions must be viewed from a reasonable officer point of view at the scene, not in retrospect.
Defense lawyers suggested that when Chauvin told Floyd to “relax”, he tried to calm him down and reassure him. And Nelson said that by EMS response time, it generally made sense for Chauvin to believe doctors would arrive soon.
Stiger also testified that Chauvin squeezed Floyd’s finger and pulled one of his wrist towards the handcuffs. He said it looks like Chauvin used compliance. “Pain compliance” is a technique used to induce pain and in the process is performed by a person. When asked if he believed Floyd was trying to resist the capture, Stiger said “no.”
But if someone does not have the opportunity to comply “At that point, it was just a pain,” Stiger said.
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Stiger said Chauvin appeared not to give up while Floyd was restrained.
“In a moment of restraint, Mr Floyd was not rebellious – he was in a prone position, he was handcuffed,” said Stier. “He’s not trying to dodge, he doesn’t try to resist, and the pressure put on by weight can cause positional asphyxia, which can be fatal.”
Asked by prosecutors if Chauvin had the burden of being mindful of Floyd’s suffering as he was considering the level of force to use, Stiger replied, “Obviously, over time in the video you can see that Mr. Floyd. His health deteriorated, his breath went down, his tone of voice began to go down, his movements began to stop. “
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At that point, as [sic] The officer at the scene, it is your responsibility to realize that ‘OK, something is not right, something has changed greatly from what happened before,’ ”Stiger continued,” so you have a responsibility to take some action. “
It was Stiger’s second day on the ground on Tuesday, he testified that the force applied to Floyd was too much. He said police were justified in the use of force as Floyd resisted their attempts to catch him in the team car. But when Floyd was on the ground and stopped to rebel against the authorities. “Should delay or stop force as well”
Fox News’ Danielle Wallace contributed to this report, as did the Associated Press.