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Minnesota Law Enforcement Agent James Reyerson Testifies
On Wednesday, James Reyerson, the Minnesota law enforcement agent in charge of investigating George Floyd’s death, testified about how he collected information at the scene of the arrest.
“And so did you understand why you, as B.C.A. agents are being called to this incident?” “We knew that some form of critical incident had occurred, but at that point, we didn’t have a huge amount of information.” “And when you use the term critical incident in this context, what did it mean to you at that time?” “An incident involving a police officer and potentially a civilian that, that could have caused harm.” “So on May 25 of 2020, was the B.C.A. responding to calls of critical incidents within the City of Minneapolis?” “Yes.” “And so had you developed, that is the B.C.A. process for responding to those calls?” “Yes, we have critical incident protocols.” “Did you then initiate the critical incident protocols for this incident?” “I did, yes.” “And as part of that, taking photographs of each officer?” “Yes, sir.” “And were those officers there at City Hall that evening?” “Yes, sir.” “Did you learn anything about the contents of that vehicle?” “Yes.” “What did you learn?” “I learned that two $20 bills were in a manila envelope in the trunk area of the vehicle, as well as other items that relate to this incident.” “So what did you do with regard to that envelope?” “I seized those at the scene — that envelope at the scene.”
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