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Earlier today, Minnesota jury found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murder in the death of George Floyd.

Albuquerque’s Police Chief Harold Medina offered his reaction just after the verdict was announced.

“Police brutality is something that cannot be tolerated by anyone,” Medina began. “As chief, I am fully committed to the proper culture that respects life.”

Watch his full statement here.