Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will be sentenced today (FRI 1:30) after his April conviction of murdering George Floyd. Trahern Crews with Black Lives Matter Minnesota is hoping for a long sentence…

“We know that Chauvin has probably arrested people for non-violent offenses who probably went to jail for 30 years, so for him to be able to kill somebody in front of the whole world and not have to face as tough of a sentence people he’s put in jail for far less would be a great disappointment.”

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill will decide if Chauvin will get probation or more than 30 years in prison called for by prosecutors. Chauvin was seen on video kneeling on Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes, sparking worldwide protests and unrest.