Prosecution called Medaria Arradondo, Minneapolis Police Chief to testify on Monday. He was expected to testify Derek Chauvin’s The use of force was contrary to the policy and training of the department.
Less than a day after George Floyd’s death, Mr. Aradondo fired Mr. Chauvin and three other officers, who were present at the scene, and asked for an FBI investigation into the incident. He openly condemned Mr Chauvin’s actions and called Mr Floyd’s death a “murder”.
Mr. Aradondo joined the Minneapolis Police Department in 1989 as a patrol officer and was appointed chief of police in 2017 when his predecessor was forced to pull out Controversial murder of a woman That year by a police officer. He is the first African-American to hold the post.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Aradondo sued his department, Accusing the leadership of tolerating racism.
Mr. Floyd’s assassination fueled police reform and resolved to topple the department by a majority of the city council, and Chief Ardasso has since worked with Mayor Jacob Frew to pass a number of reforms, including a reapplied use – Force policy is included.
Chief Ararando testified at the trial of Mohammad Noor, who was an officer Was guilty of murder After he shot Justin Ruszczy badly in 2017, MPR News reports At the time of Ms. Raskczyk’s death, the chief Ardando was the assistant chief.
After Ms. Raskazi was killed, Many changes were implemented in the departmentIncluding a requirement that Minneapolis police officers turn on their body cameras as soon as they begin answering 911 calls.
There are many Minnesotans He said he had confidence in Chief Arradondo, adding that he had shown a hunger for change which previous police leaders had not.