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Head of House Intelligence: The George Floyd case is a catalyst, but the end of racism will take time


Adam Schiff, head of the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, confirmed that the conviction ruling against the killer of George Floyd could be a catalyst for change and confront racism that will take a long time in American society. Adam Schiff tweeted on his official Twitter account, saying: "It was George's death." Floyd is a terrible tragedy. No judgment can bring him or any other black Americans who died from police brutality. "


Adam Schiff, Chairman of the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, added that the accountability of George Floyd's killer before trial could be a catalyst for change and justice, adding, "Justice will take time, and the end of systemic racism will take longer. But this work continues."


Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all charges by a jury in Hennepin County Courthouse, with the twelve jurors finding guilty of second-degree unintended murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd in May 2020.


CNN said, "The maximum penalty for second-degree intentional homicide is imprisonment for a period not exceeding 40 years, while the maximum penalty for third-degree murder is imprisonment for a period not exceeding 25 years, and the maximum penalty for second-degree manslaughter is 10 years or a $ 20,000 fine.


Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is white, is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, in southern Minneapolis on May 25, 2020. He has denied the charges against him.

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