The request came the morning after the killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop triggered unrest in a suburb just outside Minneapolis.
Sgt. Ker Yang, the Minneapolis police official in charge of crisis-intervention training, said officers are taught to ``slow things down and re-evaluate and reassess.''
The doctor who pronounced George Floyd dead after trying to resuscitate him testified Monday that he theorized at the time that Floyd most likely died of suffocation.
Here's a look at some of the key figures and elements at trial.
The potential jurors -- who must be at least 18, U.S. citizens and residents of Hennepin County -- were sent questionnaires to determine how much they have heard about the case.
Violent crime rates have surged since the death of Floyd, a Black man who was handcuffed pleaded for air for several minutes while a white police officer dug his knee in his neck.