Police Corruption In The Film Training Day By David Ayer

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Los Angeles is one the greatest cities to live, but it has it negatives side. Los Angeles is known for police corruption but not as bad as other countries in the world. This cause does no help Los Angeles which has a lot of crimes. This makes LA a dangerous city because if the cops are letting the killers, rapist, and drug dealers. Then how can LA become a better place if the people doing the crimes are getting away because of police corruption. Although not all police men and women are not corrupt LA is one of the top major cities with corruption in America. In the movie Training Day by David Ayer you could see how bad police corruption is in LA. Police corruption can frame innocent people to go to jail, can take away their drugs and money …show more content…
Some police officers will do anything for extra cash and some of them fall in love with the idea of being in charge and having wealth. Police corruption is one of the many things that is keeping drug dealers and criminals on the streets. According to the Los Angeles Times Newspaper “there are 100 Police corruption cases in LA a year and most Police officers get away with it. A police officer can make up to hundred thousand on just drug money and stealing from the people they arrest” (Lait and Glover). That is extremely high for people who are trained and get paid to do the right thing and not over used their power. It is also crazy that most of the police officers that get caught in a case of corruption, they either get a warning or get away with it. Since drug dealers are easy to spot out in the LA area it is easy for a police officer to make money out of one. The police gets a little of the amount the drug dealer makes by letting him run his business and protecting the person. The police officer can also take the drug from the person and sell it on his own and also take the money he had in his pocket. Imagine us humans getting away with cases because we have high authority. It is not fair the police officers have higher privileges then we …show more content…
Perez said that it was a patrol officer who discovered the weapon and that there was no evidence linking the gun to Lobos” (Lait and Glover). Lobos was an innocent man that live in LA but since he looked like a gangster and they needed a suspect. That is why they choose Lobos and not the correct guy they should have arrested and put to jail. Some police officer abuse their authority and frame people they do not like, seem suspicious, or need the person’s money. This is most common one because police officers get away with this case, because it is hard to fight against an officer word. The judges will go what the police officer told those most of the time. It is sad that innocent people get put to jail for police officer framing them on something the person never did. Lobos was so afraid to argue against the police officer he had to plead guilty and get one year sentence in jail. The police man rubbed Lobos finger prints on the hand gun and told him he was going to jail. This is a great example of police officers abusing their power for their own sake. This city has its own reputation now for corruption and it is not a great look to have. Their genius ways and gifted strategy in getting away with

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