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In an interview, Philonise Floyd demanded the arrest of all the former police officers involved in George Floyd’s death.

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The former police officer who killed George Floyd has been charged with murder. But Floyd’s case is just one of many recent incidents of police brutality in Minneapolis. The Marshall Project’s Simone Weichselbaum explains why police reform hasn’t worked in the city.

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