Police Brutality Is One Of The Hottest Topic Right Essay

780 Words Feb 15th, 2016 4 Pages
In the United State, police brutality is one of the hottest topic right now. But, what is police brutality. Police brutality is the use of any force exceeding that reasonably necessary to accomplish a lawful police purpose. As of now, polices seem to use more violence forces toward low African Americans class. In the past years, numbers of police shooting and killing toward African Americans citizens have dramatically increased. A 16 years old kid got shot 16 times on Chicago street, a young child got shot and killed in the park because police officer thought he has a gun or on July 17, 2014, Eric Garner died in Staten Island, New York City, after a New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer put him in what has been described as a chokehold for about 15 to 19 seconds while arresting him. All of these incidents are raised a big concern, have police officer gone out of control? Or are they just doing their job? Let go ahead and focus on Eric Garner case to see who is the criminal in this situation?
Citizens want all the police officers to wear a dash camera because they are fearful for their lives. Citizens, especially the minorities, most of them now associate police as an oppressor, who does not care about their rights. They think that polices are targeting them because of discrimination and racism. So right now, a lot of people demanding a change in the police/ criminal justice system.
After all of these incidents, people are demanding a change in the police system.…

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