Police Brutality And Human Rights In The United States
Citizens have never a reason to doubt the police force, because their mutual respect for the badge and the officer, when you see the police at once your response is one of admiration and respect. Should an incident occur, while they have stepped outside the boundaries of their uniform the blue wall of silence protects them. This unwritten code can a rule among police officers …show more content…
It seems to sweep over the United States and there is an opinion that police brutality aimed primarily at people of color. Portions of the population may perceive the police to be oppressors. In addition, there is a perception that victims of police brutality often belonging to powerless groups, such as minorities, the disabled, the young, and the …show more content…
Depending on who was the one violating your rights you can sue: Law enforcement officers? It may seem obvious, but you can sue the officers responsible as well as their supervisors for any injuries and violations of your rights. These officers, however, in a lot of cases the officers do not get the blame.
Police brutality is not just a problem, but a racial and social issues and when the police are suspected of violating a citizen civil rights, they should be suspended without pay until the case has been resolved. No officer should be getting paid for assault and murder.
Police officers can make a difference by reporting when an officer sees a presence of police brutality and does not report it to the superiors. The officer could face charges if evidence is found that the officer saw the incident but did not report it.
Incidents like the one in Ferguson, Texas, Baltimore, Florida, have certainly attracted a great deal of attention to the problem of police brutality in the last couple of years; but how much was actually done to prevent further tragedies of this kind? Are we much better off than