This episode contains depictions of violence
Almost two years ago, a shocking nine-minute video was released showing a Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, fatally kneeling on the neck of George Floyd.
Mr. Chauvin is now serving a long sentence for murder.
A few weeks ago, a trial began in the case of the three other officers who were on the scene that day. They are charged with violating Mr. Floyd’s civil rights during the arrest that caused his death.
Guest: Kim Barker, an enterprise reporter for The New York Times.
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- The three former officers are accused of failing to intervene when they saw Mr. Chauvin using excessive force against Mr. Floyd.
- The case centers on a crucial issue in American policing: the duty of officers to act against colleagues when they witness misconduct.
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