What We Learn from the New George Floyd Case Document

It is clear that these facts will be fatal to the case against Thomas Lane, as it is difficult NOT to have serious doubts about his “aiding and abetting” a murder when video evidence shows he calls an ambulance and gives CPR to the allegedly murdered person. How do you aid and abet a particular action if you are repeatedly suggesting a different course of action?

George Floyd and Police Training To Treat Excited Delirium

This is another piece on the continuing series about George Floyd. This piece looks at police training for people with Excited Delirium. As I have already described in previous posts, and as the Complaints against the officers have demonstrated, the officers responding to the call about George Floyd had already called an ambulance before George…

The George Floyd Series

To centralize the pieces I’ve written on George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, the three other officers involved in the arrest, Excited Delirium, the Medical Examiners’ reports, and anything else that might prove worth writing about, I’ve created this post for a central place to link to each of the issues. Feel free to share this link…

A Christian Observation of the Current Moment

On May 25, 2020, George Perry Floyd of Minneapolis, MN and Houston, TX died in full view of the nation. A police officer knelt on his neck and head as he cried in pain and eventually stopped moving. The officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck has been charged with third degree murder and manslaughter,…

A Series For Christians, Citizens, Brothers, and Riots

The last series of mine (here, here, here, here, and here) was perhaps the first time in my life that I have ever been absolutely and completely alone in my opinion about a very important matter. I’ve been alone in some things, but not like that. But from what I can tell from my stats…

We Now Know the Intoxicants in George Floyd’s System

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has given a Press Release that updates the complaint’s initial claims and provides information on the toxicology of George Floyd’s system. It can be accessed in full using this link. Cause and Manner of Death The cause of death is described this way: Cause of death: Cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law…

The Problems With the Prosecution of Derek Chauvin

On May 25, George Floyd tragically passed away while being taken into police custody. The previous post on this situation broke down the available video evidence surrounding his death. This post explores the legal difficulties regarding the prosecution or liability of the police officers involved in that situation. As of this writing, Derek Chauvin has…