ケイティ・ブラックウェル警部は、警官は状況を悪化させようとする必要があり、, 力を使用する場合, 人が抵抗しなくなったら停止する, then render any necessary medical aid they’re trained to provide. While she didn’t mention the officers specifically, she went through department policy and the training required of all officers.
Federal prosecutors say former Officers J. アレクサンダークエン, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao failed to act to save Floyd’s life on May 25, 2020, as fellow Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on the Black man’s neck for 9-1/2 minutes while Floyd was handcuffed, facedown and gasping for air. Kueng knelt on Floyd’s back, Lane held his legs and Thao kept bystanders back, 検察官によると.
Blackwell testified that it is critical to move someone from a prone position onto their side, さもないと “the concern is that they would die in custody.” Body camera video shows that Lane asked if they should roll Floyd onto his side but was rebuffed.
Kueng, 黒人は誰ですか; Lane, ホワイトは誰ですか; and Thao, who is Hmong American, all are charged with willfully depriving Floyd of his constitutional rights while acting under color of law. One count against all three officers says they saw Floyd needed medical care and failed to help. A count against Thao and Kueng says they did not intervene to stop Chauvin. Both counts allege the officers’ actions resulted in Floyd’s death.
Whether the officers deprived Floyd of medical aid is a key element to the charges. 水曜日に, アシスタント米国. Attorney Manda Sertich sought to show jurors that responding paramedics were not given important information, and that Floyd should have been given medical attention immediately.