Characteristics Of Police Brutality

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The abuse of power happens when citizens aren’t given their rights. As we have all seen recently and since the 90s, police act on their own agenda. According to Bandes, “First of all, police brutality is unlikely to be inflicted on non-minority members of the middle class. One of the salient characteristics of police brutality is that it is largely practiced on poor and minority groups - in part as a way of devaluing them and demarcating them from us” (47). Yes, police have done unlawful things to Caucasian Americans, but a majority of their targets are Hispanic Americans and African Americans, “A growing body of evidence shows that minorities are disproportionately the targets of police brutality, but important theoretical questions about …show more content…
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