Police Power

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All across the country there have been many reports of police taking things too far and abusing the power that they have been granted. Many case have been looked over in which the police have taken their power to the next level and it has begun causing a lot of controversy throughout the nation. The police have taken things too far when it comes to basic protocols. Ranging from cases such as Sandra Bland all the way to the Michael Brown case and to be honest it is only going downhill from here. Police brutality is the use of excessive force and unnecessary force used by the police when dealing with civilians (Danilina). Plenty of cases are reported that are dealing with a civilian being handled by a police officer and that police officer …show more content…
It has become a large controversial topic all across the nation and to be quite honest, I think it has gone too far. Police overuse and abuse the powers that are given to them and they take full advantage of their privileges. By no means am I saying that all law enforcement officers are in the wrong and abuse the power they hold, but I am saying that the flames need to be blown out. As long as the flames continue to burn, the people will fight back. Many riots have broken out and Ferguson, Missouri has faced a lot of traumatic responses from the crowds and the law enforcement as well. Shootings, buildings and businesses being burned down, and people being peppered spray are just some of the outcomes of all of the out of hand riots happening. Not all of the responses coming from the people are being presented in that manner. Some people are going about things in the right way. People are doing right by writing letters, peacefully protesting, and voicing their opinions in a respectful …show more content…
Why not elect someone we know is going to fight putting an end to police brutality. Why not protest peacefully and have a chance of getting our voices heard instead of losing more lives rioting and burning places down. Next I want to inform you on five methods of peacefully getting things right. We can protest peacefully instead of rioting. We need to record the police, all confrontations with the police whether it’s you or someone who happens to be around you. Vote out leaders or politicians that are going against what we are working for. Engage into conversations with officers get them to see the situations as we do. Finally we can take legal action against law enforcement. Report everything and hit their pockets by suing when necessary. They will eventually get tired of their pockets getting hit and do something about the officers getting them sued. Take a stand and voice your opinion, but do it respectfully

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