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Las Vegas Raiders receive backlash for tweet on Chauvin verdict

25 days ago   |   By WGN TV

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Raiders received immediate backlash for a tweet the organization posted following the Derek Chauvin verdict. The former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty on all three charges in the death of George Floyd.
The Raiders posted a graphic that reads "I CAN BREATHE," with the date of Chauvin's conviction underneath.
pic.twitter.com/eeWbMYHK3U - Las Vegas Raiders April 20, 2021
Because Floyd can no longer breathe, the tweet, which the team posted to the top of their Twitter feed, struck many as poorly conceived.
Floyd died last May after telling Minnesota...
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Police union welcomes verdict, says 'justice has worked' after Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder

Police union welcomes verdict, says 'justice has worked' after Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement That former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin is now a was convicted of murder, among other charges , serves as proof that the "system of justice has worked as it should," according to the head of the country's largest police union
In a statement following Tuesday's verdict, in which Chauvin was convicted of killing George Floyd last summer, the president of the Fraternal Order of Police, Patrick Yoes, accepted the jury's findings.
"The trial was fair and due process was served," Yoes said.
The statement is consistent with what the organization said soon after the...
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