1 Verdict, Then 6 Police Killings Across America in 24 Hours
At least six people were fatally shot by officers across the United States in the 24 hours after jurors reached a verdict in the murder case against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
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The deaths in some cases sparked new cries for justice. Some people say the shootings reflect an urgent need for radical changes to American policing, and a need that the Chauvin verdict can't paper over.
For other people, the shootings are a tragic reminder of the difficult and dangerous decisions law enforcement face daily.
There's hope that the Chauvin verdict might be a crucial juncture in the national conversation about race, policing and the use of force.