Editorial: George Floyd murder trial brought accountability, but only transparency can bring sustained change

Aurora Sentinel: The powerful trial and conviction of former officer Derek Chauvin for the sadistic murder of George Floyd brought much more than accountability to the nation on Tuesday, it brought certain change.

From May 25, 2020, when Minneapolis police erroneously reported “Man Dies After Medical Incident During Police Interaction,” the murder of Floyd has been a textbook illustration of police unaccountability.

That ended yesterday after unparalleled scrutiny and a three-week trial changed the expectation for police officers everywhere.

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