Essay about Police Brutality : Pushed Past Limits

1115 Words May 1st, 2016 null Page
Police brutality: pushed past limits Having power over people does not give one the right to use it whichever way they choose too. Police brutality is an issue for communities around the world and continues to be an issue for society 's most vulnerable. A victim’s life by the higher authority like the police will become affected on many levels including: mentally, physically and emotionally. Victims are suffering every day as police choose to use excessive force and go to violent height to tame defencseless people they are targeting. Police have recently upgraded themselves by arming themselves with a body camera showing they have greater power a proof along their side, racism plays a main key role through police brutality as it depends on the officer whether he/she is discriminates the victim for based on their race and the officer takes the call without confirmation of what is happening and decides upon him/herself of using a lethal weapon. An officer who carries a lethal weapon must has to earn the responsibility, which is misused at the wrong time today. Enforcing the law should have its limits however should not go far unless needed, as police today are going beyond and pushing victims rights and limits and using lethal weapons on the spot against innocent victims.
Body cameras are increasing as the time goes by, it is said, in May 2013 the Calgary Police Service, only had 50 officers with body cameras now they have 1,100 to today (Gillis). Walking around with…

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