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OPD Reacts To George Floyd Incident

May 28, 2020

(Omaha, NE)  --  Omaha police are reacting to an incident involving an African-American man in Minnesota who died after an officer knelt on his neck.  Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer says he and his deputy chiefs reviewed the video of George Floyd being detained by Minneapolis police.  Floyd died after the incident.  Omaha police say the Minneapolis officers' actions in the Floyd case are not consistent with their training and protocol of the profession.