Tag: derek-chauvin

A sign posted at the entrance of George Floyd Square.
Crime Escalates Around George Floyd Square ‘Autonomous Zone’ as Derek Chauvin Trial Begins
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.— A two-block radius known as the “George Floyd Square” surrounding the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis has been barricaded since shortly after the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd.   ...
Fencing surrounds the trial venue, Hennepin County Government Center, in preparation of the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd
Derek Chauvin Trial Begins as Minneapolis Braces for Potential Civil Unrest, Rioting
Minnesota state and local law enforcement officials began preparing efforts to mitigate the impact of potential civil unrest during the upcoming and highly-charged Derek Chauvin trial last July under a plan dubbed Operation Safety Net. ...