San Diego Mayor condemns Minneapolis officers over police custody death

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer Friday condemned the actions of a group of former Minneapolis police officers — one of whom is now charged with murder — that led to the death of a handcuffed black man and has sparked protests across the country.

Faulconer began his daily news conference, which has typically provided updates on the region’s COVID-19 situation, by calling George Floyd’s death “a tragedy” and saying he stood with the San Diego Police Department in condemning the officers’ actions “in the strongest possible terms.”

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