Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo testified on Monday that Chauvin kneeling on Floyd may have been reasonable at first but went on for far too long.
Omar said the Minneapolis community is on "edge" that Chauvin may be found not guilty by the jury.
"It is unfathomable to me that you felt it appropriate to force my child to watch George Floyd's murder on television in your classroom," the Cedar Hill High School parents' letter to administrators read.
"First of all, pulling him down to the ground face down and putting your knee on the neck for that amount of time is just uncalled for," the top-ranking police officer in the department's homicide unit testified on Friday.
"When Mr. Floyd was no longer offering up any resistance to the officers, they could have ended their restraint," Sergeant David Ploger said in court.
The paramedic said that three police officers were on top of Floyd as the EMT team checked for a pulse.
Chauvin's trial is dangling justice in front of a group of people starving for it. And it comes at the cost of our mental health.
"If I would have just not taken the bill this could have been avoided," 19-year-old Christopher Martin testified on Wednesday.
A 17-year-old witness told a jury that Chauvin "started shaking" his Mace at the crowd that formed.
Protesters in Minneapolis left a coffin outside the courthouse where former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin is being tried in the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd.
Donald Williams, a mixed martial arts fighter, got emotional while listening to the 911 call he made after Floyd was taken away in an ambulance.
"We will see the same old racist defense for police violence: the big, bad Black man who resisted arrest and caused his own death," the author said about comments made by Chauvin's attorney Eric Nelson in his opening statement.
Derek Chauvin was filmed pressing his knee into George Floyd's neck for around 9 minutes and 30 seconds.
"It's an excruciatingly long time. Much longer than you think," Don Lemon said in a segment of his CNN show following the first day of the former Minneapolis police officer's trial.
Nelson, who is part of a panel of lawyers that represent police officers, took over the case in June.
Minneapolis city officials are looking to reopen George Floyd Square amid an uptick of violence in the area.
I have no brief for Derek Chauvin. What I saw on the video was inexcusable. But I do have a brief for the fair application of law to every defendant, even those whose conduct I abhor.
Expect to have the tape shown in its entirety and almost from the beginning of the prosecution's case," Jack Rice, a criminal defense attorney, told Newsweek.
The Derek Chauvin trial is the first time a judge has allowed a full criminal trial in Minnesota to be filmed.
Defense attorney Eric Nelson asked the judge to delay and move the former police officer's trial to another city.
"The man whose breath was squeezed out of his body is not on trial," tweeted Michele Norris, the founder of The Race Card Project.
The juror, a mother of three from Mexico, said she saw video footage of Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck last summer, and couldn't understand why the officer didn't get up when Floyd said he couldn't breathe.
Terrence Floyd, 43, said his family is going through a "trying time" as the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged in his brother's death gets underway.
Protesters waved signs demanding "Justice for George Floyd" and to "Convict Killer Cops" as jury selection began Monday in the trial of ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.
The trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in Floyd's death, begins with jury selection on March 8.
The study also found that trust in the Black Lives Matter movement has dropped about 10 percent among Americans since June.
The judge's orders are just a few of numerous court rules he has required to maintain order during the contentious trial.
Chauvin's trial is set to begin on March 29, with jury selection scheduled for next Monday.
Schoen said he expected two or three more Senate Republicans to have sided with Trump's defense team.