Inside, behind the uniform is he just a soft man.
this was Kellie Chauvins description of her husband in 2018. Two years later she has now asked for a divorce from the ex-policeman, who pt. must be one of the USA's most hated people.
the 44-year-old Derek Chauvin has literally put the UNITED states in flames. Violent protests have ravaged several towns, according to Chauvin in the Monday night killing of George Floyd.
While George Floyd again and again said that he could not breathe, maintained Derek Chaucin pressure. Privatvideo via AP
the Police had been called in, because the clerk in a kiosk in Minneapolis believed that Floyd had tried to buy cigarettes with a fake 20 dollar bill. It ended up that he was lying on the ground with the handcuffs and the cop upstairs himself. In eight minutes and 46 seconds pressed Derek Chauvin his knee against the 46-year-old black man's head.
'I can't breathe', it sounded again and again from Floyd, and among his last words were 'kill me not kill'. At 21.25 local time he was declared dead at the hospital.
Derek Chauvin and the three other officers on the spot was fired the day after the incident, but only five days later, he was arrested and charged with murder and manslaughter. No others are charged.
Chauvin is probably the end of a 19-year-long career in the police.
In the course of the time was Derek Chauvin involved in three shootings, and in his personalemappe there were 18 complaints, writes CNN on the basis of information from the police in Minneapolis. What the complaints went is unclear, but two of them triggered disciplined. It should be stressed that anyone can complain about a cop.
In 2008 it was given the officer a tapperhedsmedalje for his efforts in a case with an armed man.
Derek Chauvin and Kellie Chauvin, who was born in Laos and came to the country as a refugee, was married in 2010.
Kellie Chauvin was three years old when the family had to flee from Laos. Photo: AP
In 2018 asked the wife up in a fun Mrs. Minnesota America, and it was in this context that she in an interview with the Pioneer Press told of her marriage
the Couple met each other at Hennepin County Hospital. Here she worked as a radiologist, when Derek Chauvin came with a arrested, there would have to have a health check. After having handed over the suspects at the prison, getting the officer back and invited her out.
- He is such a gentleman. He opens still door for me, gives me still my jacket on. After my divorce I had a list of 'must-haves', if I would ever in a relationship again, and he lives up to all of them, says Kellie Chauvin in the interview. The woman has two children from his previous marriage.
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on Saturday, she published through his lawyer a letter to the public, in which she expresses condolences to the relatives of the killed:
'She is crushed over the hr. Floyd's death, and her sympathy lies with his family, his friends, and all who grieve over this tragedy. She has applied for a waiver of her marriage with Derek Chauvin.'
'Enough, mrs Chauvin no children from his current marriage, but she requests that her children, parents and the rest of her family receive peace in this difficult time, it sounds.
Derek Chauvin was one of six officers who were sent out to a stabbing in a private home. A man had stabbed his friend and his girlfriend down and threatened then to kill them all with a shotgun.
The suspect fled in his car with poilitiet after themselves. When he stopped and got out, allegedly armed with a shotgun, fired several cops several shots and the suspect was killed. Which an investigation was launched, but there was no judicial follow-up.
Two years later fired Chauvin its tjenestepistol against a 21-year-old man during a case of domestic violence. Chauvin arrived to the site with an other officer, and the suspect locked himself inside the bathroom. Chauvin broke in and shot the suspect twice during the scuffle. Ago explained to the officer that the suspect had tried to take the gun. The suspect explained the reverse, that he acted in self-defense.
Derek Chauvin was on the spot, when a group of cops chased a man in an apartment complex, after they had seen him with a gun. One of the officers shot the suspect. An eyewitness told the Star Tribune that the suspect had thrown the gun and held his arms in the air, before the police shot him. After an internal investigation concluded that police chief Timothy Dolan, however, according to the Washington Post that the officers acted appropriately and courageously'.
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Prior to the fatal meeting between Derek Chauvin and George Floyd had worked at the same nightclub. Chauvin bijobbede in 17 years as a security guard at El Nuevo Rodeo, where Floyd began to get guards as a bouncer last year. It writes several u.s. media.
Maya Santamaria, who sold the nightclub in January, says, however, the New York Times that she doubts the two had anything to do with each other.
Floyd worked in the weekdays, while Chauvin was there at the weekend. The previous owner also says that Derek Chauvin sometimes was too aggressive and used pepper spray against the guests, when the nightclub kept themes, which especially attracted the african-american audience.
- I had conversations with him on different occasions, when I felt that he did not respond appropriate to the situation, says the former nightclub owner.
George Floyd worked as a security guard. He was killed Monday 25. may. Private
George Floyd moved to Minneapolis five years ago. When he was two years ago for his mother's funeral in Houston and he said to a cousin, to Minneapolis felt like a home. He worked as a security guard in a Salvation Army store and took shifts as a bouncer at local nightclubs. In High School he was a football star and played basketball.
His younger brother, Rodney Floyd, says that George Floyd was the centre of any room he entered:
- Always smiling, always someone you could talk to and know that he would not judge you.
Derek Chauvin is charged with 'third degree murder' and 'second degree manslaughter'.
The different degrees of drabssigtelser is largely about intent.
when you perform an action, which is extremely dangerous for others without regard to life, but also without intent to kill.
So believe the police do not for the present, that Derek Chauvin wanted to beat George Floyd to death, as he pressed his knee down on his head in barely ten minutes.
the maximum sentence for third degree murder is 25 years.
Manslaughter is what we in denmark know as manslaughter. the Second-degree manslaughter is when a person performs an action and consciously disregards the risk that another person may come to harm or in the worst case death.
the maximum penalty is 10 years.