Minneapolis Bans Police Chokeholds in Wake of Floyd Death

The agreement would require officers to immediately report to their superiors when they see use of any neck restraint or chokehold and would become enforceable in court.

  • Published 5 June 2020

[template id="245201"] MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis agreed Friday to ban chokeholds by police and to require officers to try to stop any other officers they see using improper force, in the first concrete steps to remake the city's police department since George Floyd's death. The changes are part of a stipulation between the city and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, which launched a civil rights investigation this week in response to the death of… Read at AP News