George Floyd Death: Miami Police Personnel kneel down before protesters to apologize

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Published: June 2,2020 09:15 PM
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June 2, 2020: The countrywide on-going protests in the United States that has gone violent in the past few days witnessed a new turn on Monday when the Miami Police and protesters in Coral Gables came

June 2, 2020: The countrywide on-going protests in the United States that has gone violent in the past few days witnessed a new turn on Monday when the Miami Police and protesters in Coral Gables came together and took a knee to join in a moment of peace and prayer for George Floyd.



George Floyd, a black man died in police custody after being pinned down by a white officer for nearly nine minutes.



Protests, peaceful and violent, have convulsed the country for almost a week.



The gesture that was widely shared on social media shows cops from several departments came together and took part in the prayer with the protesters.



Louisville Metro Police Department to apologized after an officer appeared targeting news crew with pepper bullets during a live television broadcast of the second night of Louisville protests.



As per reports, Louisville Police spokeswoman Jessie Halladay said, "I want to apologize". "It's not something that should have occurred if she was singled out as a reporter".



Halladay said, "I couldn't tell who the officer was at that time, but that police would review the video again and "if we need to do any investigation for discipline, we will do that".



The incident left the nation somewhat politically and racially divided amid the approaching US Presidential elections and the coronavirus pandemic that left millions unemployed.