What he did: J. Alexander Kueng, 26, helped restrain George Floyd along with Derek Chauvin and Thomas Lane.
The charges: Kueng was charged Wednesday with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter.
He was arrested Wednesday and is being held on $1 million bail, county jail records show.
Kueng was hired as a police officer with the Minneapolis Police Department in December. He joined the department as a cadet in February 2019.
He had no prior complaints. When Floyd's death took place, it was Kueng's third shift as a police officer, said Thomas Plunkett, his attorney. Chauvin was Kueng's training officer, according to Plunkett.
He earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Minnesota, his personnel file says.
In his job application, Kueng said he worked as an asset protection detective for Macy's from 2014 to 2017 and in a temporary job with Target. He listed that he can speak, read and write Russian.