I thought it might be worth creating a separate thread to chronicle Derek Chuavin's trial, which is scheduled to start next month. From a preparedness point of view, I think it's worth following closely as the potential fallout in the form of civil unrest, riots, etc. is going to be high imo. I don't think it's going to be the slam dunk case that a lot of people on the left are hoping for...
City leaders provide update on preparedness efforts ahead of former MPD officer Derek Chauvin trial
The City of Minneapolis has been working with multijurisdictional partners for several months on a comprehensive public safety plan in preparation for the upcoming trial of former MPD officer Derek...
At the City’s request, Gov. Tim Walz has activated the Minnesota National Guard to provide public safety assistance to Minneapolis and Saint Paul during the upcoming trials of the former officers involved in the death of George Floyd. Crews have also started installing a security perimeter around the Hennepin County Government Center, City Hall and other nearby buildings in preparation for the trial. The perimeter will remain in place until the conclusion of the Chauvin trial.