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Local leaders share what the Chauvin verdict means moving forward

Local leaders react to Chauvin verdict
Posted at 9:39 AM, Apr 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-21 12:53:32-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — In the wake of the Derek Chauvin verdict, we're speaking to local leaders about their reaction and what they believe this means for our country moving forward.

This morning, Nick Hill of the Bakersfield Black Chamber of Commerce joined 23ABC to discuss the impact of the verdict and why he calls this a bittersweet victory.

Bakersfield Black Chamber of Commerce president discusses impact of the Derek Chauvin verdict

Along with Hill, we also spoke to Bakersfield Police Chief Greg Terry regarding his reaction to the verdict.

Terry said this was an important day for our justice system. He said the entire case of George Floyd's death was "horrific" and had "no place in American policing."

Bakersfield Police Chief Greg Terry shares thoughts on Derek Chauvin verdict

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