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

via: https://kmojfm.com/wp/2022/08/ramsey-county-jail-officers-of-color-barred-from-guarding-derek-chauvin-win-1-46-million-settlement/

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