“We must review all video. We must wait for the medical examiner’s report,” the statement said. “Officers’ actions and training protocol will be carefully examined after the officers have provided their statements.”
The officers were responding to a reports that a forgery was in progress.
The FBI is investigating Floyd’s death and Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo has pledged full cooperation. At a press conference, Mayor Jacob Frey said “This officer failed in the most basic human sense.”