Minnesota Cop’s Trial Raises Questions About Code of Silence

Prosecutors said they had to convene a grand jury to compel officers' testimony because many refused to provide statements.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Testimony in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault near her home has shined a light on officers’ actions at the scene and raised questions about whether they were trying to protect one of their own. The incident commander turned her body camera off when talking to Mohamed Noor in the moments after the…

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