Los Angeles Police investigation report on George Floyd Valentine

The Los Angeles Police Department began an internal investigation after an officer reported that a picture of George Floyd with the phrase “holding my breath” in a Valentine’s Day format was circulated among officers. Police Chief Michael Moore said on Saturday that investigators will try to determine how the photo appeared in the workplace and who might have been involved, the Los Angeles Times reported. Moore said the officer who filed the complaint will be interviewed on Monday. “Our investigation is to determine the accuracy of the allegations while promoting zero tolerance for anything with racist views,” Moore said. Floyd, a black man, died last May after a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee against his neck repeatedly. He said, “I can’t breathe.” His death sparked nationwide mass protests over racial injustice and police brutality, and Ben Crump, a lawyer for the Floyd family, said Monday the family was angry. This is not an insult in addition to injury – it is an injury above death. The kind of cruelty and ruthlessness within someone’s soul needed to do something like this evades comprehension – and points to a much bigger problem in LAPD culture, Kramp said. We demand that everyone who participated in this be held accountable. Their rebellious behavior and that an apology be issued to the family immediately. ”If the investigation confirms that LAPD officers were posting the photo,“ people will find me angry, ”the chief of police said. The newspaper reported that Moore also confirmed that the department is investigating that two anonymous Instagram accounts are linked Department personnel – including an account called “Blue Line Mafia”.

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The Los Angeles Police Department began an internal investigation after an officer reported that a picture of George Floyd with the phrase “holding my breath” in a Valentine’s Day format was circulated among officers.

Police Chief Michael Moore said on Saturday that investigators will try to determine how the photo appeared in the workplace and who might have been involved, the Los Angeles Times reported. Moore said the officer who filed the complaint will be interviewed on Monday.

“Our investigation is to determine the accuracy of the allegations while promoting zero tolerance for anything that has racist views,” Moore said.

Floyd, a black man, died last May after a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee to his neck as Floyd said repeatedly, “I can’t breathe.” His death sparked nationwide mass protests against racial injustice and police brutality.

On Monday, Ben Cromb, the Floyd family’s lawyer, said the family was furious.

This is not an insult in addition to injury – it is an injury above death. The kind of cruelty and ruthlessness within someone’s soul needed to do something like this evades comprehension – and points to a much bigger problem in LAPD culture, Kramp said. We demand that everyone who participated in this be held accountable. Their rebellious behavior and that an apology is issued to the family immediately. “

If the investigation confirmed that LAPD officers were posting the photo, the sheriff said, “People will find me angry.”

The Times reported that Moore has also confirmed that the department is investigating two anonymous Instagram accounts that are said to be associated with members of the division – including one called the “Blue Line Mafia.”

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