Arkansas activist reacts to Derek Chauvin verdict

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CONWAY, Ark. – After the 2020 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis people took to the streets to demand police reform across the country, including Arkansas.

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson put together a Law Enforcement Task Force that same year with Conway citizen activist Jimmy Warren as one of many that Hutchinson brought on to give insight.

Ashlei King spoke with Warren in the wake of the verdict of Derek Chauvin, the man now found guilty in the death of Floyd.

Click here to read the task force’s final report, which was submitted in November 2020. Warren said there has been traction on 18 of the 27 recommendations.

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