Derek Chauvin’s Only Defense May Have Been Mis-Trained to Have Applied Such Force to George Floyd’s Jugular


Reportedly restraint by a police officer using his leg is part of the training for the Minneapolis police department, but a knee on the jugular vein of a handcuffed and prone crime suspect (rather than a knee on his back) was certainly unnecessary, so Derek Chavin’s only defense appears to be the slim possibility that he was not properly trained about how when and where to use the leg to restrain.