Photos show protestors wrote “murderer” and “murder lives here” in chalk and paint. A sign was posted that read, "people don't kill people, cops do." The home of Chauvin has been guarded by nearly a hundred armed police officers.
On May 25, 2020, Minneapolis Police Officers responded to an alleged forgery in progress. Once they arrived to the scene, they came into contact with Floyd and placed handcuffs on him. Officer Derek Chauvin forcefully put Floyd on the ground and placed his knee on his neck.