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Savannah, GA Police Officer Reflects On Lessons, Police Reform Post-Chauvin Verdict

In this image from video, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin listens as the verdict is read in his trial for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. (Court TV via AP, Pool)
In this image from video, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin listens as the verdict is read in his trial for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. (Court TV via AP, Pool)

After former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty in the death of George Floyd, many are turning their attention to reforming policing in America. Patrick Skinner is a police officer in Savannah, Georgia, and has been urging other officers to internalize the lessons of the trial and resist getting defensive.

Host Robin Young speaks with Skinner about his message.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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