Officers of colour who were barred from guarding Derek Chauvin get $1.5m compensation
When Derek Chauvin was arrested and held at Ramsey County Adult Detention Center back in 2020, the facility’s superintendent Steve Lydon banned officers of colour from guarding him
Nearly $1.5 million settlement approved for correctional officers of color who were barred from guarding Derek Chauvin
The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners in Minnesota on Tuesday approved a nearly $1.5 million settlement agreement for eight correctional officers of color who were barred from guarding former police officer Derek Chauvin in 2020.
8 minority jail officers settle suit over guarding Chauvin
Eight minority corrections officers who were working at the jail where a former Minneapolis police officer was awaiting trial in the death of George Floyd have been awarded nearly $1.5
Minnesota county settles with minority officers blocked from Chauvin
The officers said they were removed from their jobs and replaced by White officers when Derek Chauvin was brought to their facility after George Floyd's death.