Floyd’s family, attorney speak after 4 former officers indicted on federal charges

The family of George Floyd, their attorney and lawmakers praised the indictment of Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis cops on federal civil rights charges.
3:10 | 05/08/21

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Transcript for Floyd’s family, attorney speak after 4 former officers indicted on federal charges
We believe. That these charges. That we're ball that Justice Department. Encourages. Future jailer gracious to note that our Department of Justice will be here to make here of that poll. Of American citizens. Are Puerto their constitutional. Rights. Of life and liberty. And equal justice. As though. We think about this indictment. You thing not just about George laws. Bridget think about the masses this to the marginalize minorities. Who believed they were didn't. They're due process. That there were didn't add their day in court. I was moved. To tears. When the federal indictment came out. Because I've known the mother's. Eric garner. Straight on Martan. Tamara rice. And others who suffered with out justice. This indictment is again to raised the Specter. That the constitution. Has a right and role in the violence against innocent persons. And you cannot. In gauge in bad police conduct. Under color of law with impunity. And get away with it. And with these winds of change. We now have a Justice Department. That understands. That it other at the state level. It's just that the department had picked that you think that. And let called clean up there. We have. Just and that's good. But we won't totaled just. We want justice what George Floyd but we also want just the book all of though threw up potential. George board of the change takes place. It's gonna and a powerful message. Opened methods though all. Who made it thicker with him it'd be called they have. The long arm of the wall in there hands. I cannot tell you what this means to be up seven to three years old. I've been waiting on this ball loan. Tat yesterday when reads we received a pro quo. From the attorney general of and his sincerity in his fourth you can hear that he was very terrorist in move by our Brooke that there are any police south with conduct. And I mean we he spoke what are for about fifteen minutes I mean in this is blade to a date. We got indictment charges going to get these four officers formal offices. And it'd put a smile I'll buffets that know me you know compared how terrorists in little he would that he's gonna. Give give this that are hard to protect his going to hold you got there accountability.

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