Top Minneapolis news: Ex-officers to appear in court; judge bans cameras at hearings; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 29, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis police chief, mayor launching policy changes

The Minneapolis police chief and mayor on Sunday began their push for sweeping policy changes with a new rule that prevents officers involved in using deadly force from reviewing body camera footage before completing an initial police report.

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

Ex-officers involved in Floyd killing are set to appear in court

The four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's killing are scheduled to make another court appearance today as prosecutors appear to be moving to try them in one trial, a move that is likely to be vigorously opposed by defense attorneys who say their clients are already at risk of facing an unfair jury. 

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.

Judge rejects cameras for ex-cops' hearings in Floyd death

A Minnesota judge has rejected allowing cameras in the court for pretrial proceedings of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd.

Read the full story on NBC10 Boston.

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