911 dispatcher says his instincts told him ‘something is wrong’ with George Floyd’s arrest

911 dispatcher says his instincts told him 'something is wrong' with George Floyd's arrest

Jena Scurry, a 911 dispatcher in Minneapolis, was the first witness to speak Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man.
The state called her to testify and she explained to the jury how she watched Mr. Floyd’s arrest unfold on a video feed from city security cameras.

A group of three officers struggled to get Mr. Floyd into a squad car, and Ms. Scurry described how she saw the vehicle roll back and forth amid all the effort, before the scuffle broke out. moves to the ground behind the car.

At first Ms Scurry said she believed the video froze because officers stood on top of Mr Floyd for minutes as she recorded and output the video while handling other calls.

“They were always on the ground. This whole situation was always the same, ”she said. “I first asked if the screens had frozen because they hadn’t changed,” she added.


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