Legal actions

See public data and information on the officers involved, the immediate police response and the decision by the Minnesota Attorney General to charge the officers.

State of Minnesota v. Derek Chauvin

The trial of former officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged with the death of George Floyd, begins March 8 with preliminary motions and jury selection. Hennepin County District Court Judge Peter Cahill is presiding over the case. 
After the jury is selected and sworn in by the judge, the trial moves ahead with opening statements on March 29 starting with the prosecution team. The trial is expected to last until mid- to late-April. 

View Hennepin County District Court information: State vs. Derek Chauvin

Trial for former officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao  

Trial proceedings for former officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao are scheduled to begin Aug. 23.  

Minnesota Department of Human Rights investigation

On June 2, 2020, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights launched an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) after filing a civil rights charge related to the death of George Floyd. This investigation into policies, procedures, and practices over the past 10 years will determine if the MPD has engaged in systemic discriminatory practices toward people of color and ensure any such practices are stopped. 
Learn more about the MDHR investigation.

Public data available online

Public data originating from the City from the death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, is available online.