Here is what Cincinnati, NKY leaders are saying about Derek Chauvin conviction

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Several prominent leaders and lawmakers from the Cincinnati area issue statements after Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer, was convicted of second degree murder, third degree murder, and second degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd The jury concluded that Chauvin’s actions were “a major contributing factor” to Floyd’s death – and that his use of force was unreasonable. Here’s what several local leaders say: Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac In response to the verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin Eliot K. Isaac, the Cincinnati Police Chief, said, “I have said several times that I was involved in the murder of George Floyd Denouncing Minneapolis in May 2020 by former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin. I understood the fear that emerged in the days and weeks and months after Mr. Floyd’s death. As a black and cop, I was angry too. I encourage Cincinnati citizens, please express their feelings in a respectful and peaceful manner. The Cincinnati Police Department is committed to fair and impartial policing. It is important to create a safe environment in which citizens can be heard and All citizens can stay safe in. Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley has been found guilty by a jury of his colleagues for what we are all cruel with have observed with your own eyes. While nothing can bring back the life of George Floyd, justice has been served today. Our nation has much to do to improve policing, to become aware of the prejudices we all hold, and just to get better. Today we moved an inch, but we have miles and miles on the road to justice. George Floyd’s life was important. Black Lives Matter.Ohio Governor Mike DeWine “A Minneapolis jury convicted Derek Chauvin of second and third degree murders on the death of George Floyd.” Our justice system worked. The judges listened to both sides, weighed the evidence, and reached their verdict. “If we move forward as a nation, we must learn from the tragic death of George Floyd.” Kentucky Governor Andy BeshearToday’s judgment in Minneapolis is a victory for the rule of law and a step in the right direction to hold each person accountable Actions – but there is still a lot of work to do. Britainy and I hold the Floyd family and all those injured in our country held in prayer. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones, Sheriff Richard K Jones, says Derek Chauvin’s verdict has been read and calls for peace. Mr. Chauvin has been tried by a jury of his colleagues and the judicial system has passed sentences on second degree murder, third degree murder and second degree manslaughter. This country has a judicial system that allows both sides to produce evidence and a jury to decide the final outcome and bring those who have committed a crime to justice. The jury has spoken and Mr Chauvin has been held accountable. This case has emotionally affected not only the Minneapolis church, but every church in this country. We must build our nation through conversation and understanding, and not tear it down with more hatred, hostility and violence. Hopefully, while George Floyd’s family has suffered a great loss, that judgment will give her family some leeway. Hamilton County’s Sheriff Charmaine McGuffey has been duly treated diligently and justice served. We still have a long way to go to restore trust in the community and fill the gaps between law enforcement agencies and people who have suffered from the inequalities of policies that result in unfair treatment. This judgment is a necessary step in the healing process that our nation must endure. Rob Portman, R, Ohio George Floyd’s death was tragic and should not happen to anyone in America. I am grateful today that justice seems to serve as we await condemnation. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost What Derek Chauvin did to George Floyd is murder. He killed more than one man – he almost killed hope for justice. The jury called it murder and restored that hope. Chauvin dishonored his badge and a noble profession. That should weigh heavily in his trial. Hamilton County Attorney Joe Deters I salute the state of Minnesota for a proven case. Our system of trial by a jury is essential to the protection of the procedural rights owed by all victims and accused. I pray everywhere for calm and respect for the jury’s verdict on this matter.

Several prominent leaders and lawmakers from the Cincinnati area are making statements after Derek Chauvin, former Minneapolis police officer, was convicted of second degree murder, third degree murder, and second degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.

On all three charges, the jury had to conclude that Chauvin’s actions were a “major causal factor” in Floyd’s death – and that his use of force was unreasonable.

Here’s what several local guides are saying:

Eliot Isaac, Cincinnati Police Chief

In response to the verdict in the Cincinnati police chief Derek Chauvin, Eliot K. Isaac said, “I have said several times that I was involved in the May 2020 murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin , denounce I understood the fear that arose days, weeks, and months after Mr. Floyd died, and as a black man and a cop, I was angry too.

I encourage the citizens of Cincinnati to express their feelings in a respectful and peaceful manner. The Cincinnati Police Department is committed to fair and impartial policing. It is important to create a safe environment where citizens can be heard and where all citizens can stay safe.

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Here is a statement from Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot K. Isaac regarding the verdict passed Tuesday in the Derek Chauvin Trial. pic.twitter.com/e0DQthyssM

– Cincinnati Police Department (@CincyPD) April 20, 2021

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley

A jury of his colleagues found Derek Chauvin guilty, which we all saw gruesomely with our own eyes. While nothing can bring back the life of George Floyd, justice has been served today. Our nation has much to do to improve policing, to become aware of the prejudices we all hold, and just to get better. Today we moved an inch, but we have miles and miles on the road to justice. George Floyd’s life was important. Black lives count.

Mike DeWine, Ohio governor

“A jury in Minneapolis has convicted Derek Chauvin of second and third degree murders in the death of George Floyd.

“Our judicial system worked. The judges listened to both sides, weighed the evidence, and came to their verdict.

“If we move forward as a nation, we must learn from the tragic death of George Floyd.”

Andy Beshear, Kentucky Governor

Today’s Minneapolis ruling is a victory for the rule of law and a step in the right direction to hold everyone accountable for their actions – but much more work remains. Britainy and I hold the Floyd family and all who are injured in our country in prayer.

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Richard Jones, Butler County Sheriff

Sheriff Richard K Jones states that Derek Chauvin has read the verdict and calls for peace. Mr. Chauvin has been tried by a jury of his colleagues and the judicial system has passed sentences on second degree murder, third degree murder and second degree manslaughter. This country has a judicial system that allows both sides to produce evidence and a jury to decide the final outcome and bring those who have committed a crime to justice. The jury has spoken and Mr Chauvin has been held accountable. This case has emotionally affected not only the Minneapolis church but every church in this country. We must build our nation through conversation and understanding, and not tear it down with more hatred, hostility and violence. While George Floyd’s family has suffered a great loss, hopefully this judgment will bring their family some leeway for peace.

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Hamilton County Sheriff Charmaine McGuffey

Due care was taken and justice served. We still have a long way to go to restore trust in the community and fill the gaps between law enforcement agencies and people who have suffered from the inequalities of policies that result in unfair treatment. This judgment is a necessary step in the healing process that our nation must endure.

Senator Rob Portman, R, Ohio

George Floyd’s death was tragic and should not happen to anyone in America. I am grateful today that justice seems to serve as we await condemnation.

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George Floyd’s death was tragic and should not happen to anyone in America.

I am grateful today that justice seems to serve as we await condemnation.

– Rob Portman (@senrobportman) April 20, 2021

Dave Yost, Ohio Attorney General

What Derek Chauvin did to George Floyd is murder. He killed more than one man – he almost killed hope for justice. The jury called it murder and restored that hope. Chauvin dishonored his badge and a noble profession. That should weigh heavily in his trial.

Hamilton County Attorney Joe Deters

I salute the state of Minnesota for a proven case. Our system of trial by a jury is essential to the protection of the procedural rights owed by all victims and defendants. I pray everywhere for calm and respect for the jury’s verdict on this matter.

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I salute the state of Minnesota for a proven case.

Our system of trial by a jury is essential to the protection of the procedural rights owed by all victims and defendants.

I pray everywhere for calm and respect for the jury’s verdict on this matter.

– Joe Deters (@JosephTDeters) April 20, 2021