Ramsey County jail officers of color barred from guarding Derek Chauvin win $1.46 million settlement
Board leader said the 2020 incident was racist, and renewed a call for Sheriff Bob Fletcher to address it.
The Ramsey County Board settled a racial discrimination lawsuit Tuesday that awards eight correctional officers nearly $1.46 million.
The officers filed the lawsuit after a jail superintendent barred officers of color from guarding Derek Chauvin because their race might have been a "liability" around him. The former Minneapolis police officer was initially jailed in Ramsey County after his arrest in the murder of George Floyd.... Read more