Quantcast

Chauvin’s conviction removes pro-police presumption, Md. lawyers say

The murder conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the recorded and widely disseminated slaying of George Floyd has removed the long and wrongly held courtroom presumption that an officer’s use of deadly force was appropriate, Maryland prosecuting and defense attorneys said Wednesday. This “paradigm shift” in society’s mindset about officers inures to the ...

To purchase a reprint of this article, contact reprints@thedailyrecord.com.