Police indictments in George Floyd murder case show America’s broken cop culture
The horror movie-turned-reality for some rookies in the Minneapolis Police Department came courtesy of their training officer, convicted killer Derek Chauvin.
In the 2001 movie “Training Day,” Denzel Washington plays a deeply corrupt veteran narcotics investigator assigned as the training officer for a newly promoted detective. The plot plays out during the young cop’s ill-fated first day of training, which quickly turns into a hellish nightmare of mind-boggling crimes and killings committed by Washington’s character and a cadre of bad cops. Washington’s trainee, played by Ethan Hawke, realizes he can’t trust anyone to do the right thing —including himself.
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