Bob Beers is in his 20th season as color analyst on Bruins radio. He came to the broadcast booth following an eight year professional career as a defenseman in the NHL and with minor league affiliates. Drafted by Boston as their tenth pick, 210th overall, in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft, he played three plus seasons with the Bruins organization before moving on to NHL stops in Tampa Bay, Edmonton and the NY Islanders for four seasons.
Source: APThe arrest of Chauvin came as it was revealed the incident was not the first time he was connected with the death of a black man.He was reportedly involved in three police deaths throughout his 19 year career as an officer, and was the subject of several complaints over his conduct none of which resulted in disciplinary action.A lawyer for Mr Floyd’s family welcomed the arrest, but said he expected a more serious murder charge and wanted the other officers arrested.On Monday, police were trying to put Mr Floyd in a squad car when he stiffened and fell to the ground, saying he was claustrophobic, a criminal complaint said.An undated handout photo of George Floyd. Source: Christopher Harris via APChauvin and Officer Tou Thoa arrived and tried several times to get the struggling Floyd into the car.At one point, Chauvin pulled Mr Floyd out of the car’s passenger side, and Floyd, who was handcuffed, went to the ground face down.When Officer Lane asked if Mr Floyd should be rolled onto his side, Chauvin said, “No, staying put is where we got him.” Officer Lane said he was “worried about excited delirium or whatever”.A video of the Minneapolis police officer kneeling on Mr Floyd’s neck has sparked widespread outrage. Source: Darnella Frazier via AP..
LecturerNeil Wertliebtalked toNBC Newsabout a Non Disclosure Agreement which is at the heart of a legal dispute involving President Trump and adult film star, Stormy Daniels. “If both parties to an NDA are making promises to the other party, it’s important that they are both signatories to the contract,” said Wertlieb, noting that Trump never signed the NDA he has with Daniels. “For them to be absent a signature, it’s hard to say that commitment made by somebody in the contract is binding to the other party.”.
Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPAIf fired officers were barred from serving as police, “it would help save a lot of lives”, McMillon said.Sometimes police chiefs unknowingly hire officers with misconduct histories because of laws that allow officers to keep disciplinary records secret. Other times, they aren’t running thorough background checks, or they determine an officer’s record would not be a liability, said Ben Grunwald, a Duke University law professor. They tended to move to agencies with fewer resources and slightly larger communities of color.