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Ex-officer Derek Chauvin the subject of at least 17 complaints

This photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office shows former Minneapolis police...
This photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office shows former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, who was arrested Friday, May 29, 2020, in the Memorial Day death of George Floyd. Chauvin was charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter after a shocking video of him kneeling for nearly nine minutes on the neck of Floyd, a black man, set off a wave of protests across the country.(Brommerich | Courtesy of Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Published: Jun. 4, 2020 at 5:20 AM CDT
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(CNN) - More information is out on the former police officer facing a second-degree murder charge in George Floyd’s death.

Derek Chauvin, who was arrested last week, was named in at least 17 misconduct complaints.

The New York Times obtained the personnel records of Chauvin and the other three officers involved in the fatal incident.

These files, which were posted on the city of Minneapolis’ website, were heavily redacted.

But the details available say the 44-year-old Chauvin might have been reprimanded and possibly suspended following a 2007 complaint.

According to the records, Chauvin needlessly searched a woman and put her in a squad car because she was driving 10 mph above the speed limit.

Chauvin, whose knee was on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes, is facing upgraded charges of second degree murder.

Three other officers are also facing charges of aiding and abetting him and are scheduled to appear in court Thursday.

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