Derek Michael Chauvin is an American former police officer who murdered George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Recently, his net worth has been a topic of interest among fans. In this post, you will get all the information related to him and his net worth.
How Much is Derek Chauvin’s Net Worth?
It is estimated that Derek Chauvin’s net worth is between $100,000 USD to to $500,000 USD. His work as a police officer is the source of his wealth. In the US, the average yearly pay for a police officer is $53300. We were not aware of any of his assets at the time this report was submitted.
As of yet, this much information is available related to Derek Chauvin’s net worth. Whenever we get any other update we will share it with you. Till then you read about his life in the below paragraphs.
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From Where Did Derek Chauvin Get Education?
On March 19, 1976, Chauvin was born in Oakdale, Minnesota. His father worked as a certified public accountant, while his mother was a stay-at-home mom. Chauvin was raised in West Saint Paul during his formative years. His parents got divorced when he was seven years old and they were given joint custody of him.
Chauvin went to Park High School in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, but he dropped out. In 1994, he received his GED. After graduating from Dakota County Technical College with a degree in quantity food preparation, he worked as a prep cook at a McDonald’s in Cottage Grove and thereafter at a Tincunni’s buffet restaurant in nearby Newport.
Between 1996 and 2000, he was a member of the United States Army Reserve serving in the military police twice at Hohenfels, Bavaria, Germany and Rochester, Minnesota, respectively. He also studied from 1995 to 1999 at Inver Hills Community College at that period and subsequently went on to Metropolitan State University, where he earned his law enforcement bachelor’s degree in 2006.
The Complex History of Derek Chauvin
In September 2000, Chauvin submitted an application to the Minneapolis Police Department and in 2001, he was accepted. He participated in three police shootings while he was a member of the force, one of which ended fatally.
From 2001 until 2020, Chauvin worked for the Minneapolis Police Department. Throughout his tenure, Chauvin was linked to three police shootings, one of which resulted in a fatality and had eighteen complaints against him officially documented.
He was chastised in two letters for his misbehavior. On May 25, 2020, during an arrest with three other police, Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for approximately nine minutes while Floyd was handcuffed and lying face down on the street, yelling, “I can’t breathe.”
On May 26, Chauvin was fired from the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) and on May 29, he was taken into custody. Protests in Minneapolis-Saint Paul and throughout the United States were sparked by the murder and they eventually extended to other countries.
In 2008, he was given medal for domestic violence after breaking down a door and shooting Ira Latrell Toles, who was supposedly reaching for his weapon. In 2008, after he and his partner tackled a fugitive suspect brandishing a pistol, he was awarded a commendation medal.
Chauvin was awarded another commendation medal in 2009, this time for his off-duty efforts as a nightclub security guard.
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