Dispatcher Unafraid of Being ‘Snitch’ Reports Floyd Arrest
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 911 dispatcher who was apparently watching in real time as a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into the neck of George Floyd called a supervisor to tell him what she saw, not caring if it made her look like a "snitch."
The recording of the call was made public Monday. In the call, the dispatcher tells a sergeant that what she was seeing on cameras looked "different" and she wanted to let him know about it. The sergeant responds by saying he'll investigate.
Floyd, a black man who was handcuffed, died May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white officer, used his knee to pin Floyd to the ground.