What are the facts surrounding the death of George Floyd?

Aug 15, 20

Derek Chauvin and Tou Thao, both officers who were involved in George Floyd's death, had histories of violence.

Chauvin, the officer who knelt on Floyd's neck, had been with the police for 19 years, and been involved in several shootings. Thao went through the police academy in 2009, was laid off, then re-joined the Minneapolis Police Dept in 2012, and was sued for use of force in 2017.