Power Over Choices Of The News Essay

764 Words Mar 7th, 2016 4 Pages
Power over Choices Not a lot of people can say that they’ve never wanted to be a nurse, a Veterinarian, a fire fighter, a doctor or even a police officer when they grew up because we had thought that those kinds of people were heroes and really cool in their life. However, now that everyone has grown up, we are starting to see that not all heroes are good. There have been stories on the news, the internet, and in magazines about some police brutalities that have been happening because of corrupted cops. To start, the news have been finding out about more stories that involves officers abusing their power. When police are around, people are supposed to feel safe so that they don’t have to look over their shoulder or even worry if someone is watching them. With how everything has been though no one feels as safe as they should because the ones who are to help and create safety are letting the power get to their heads. For example, one recent incident was when an arrest on the freeway happened where a woman was walking on the side of the freeway and was then beaten by an officer even though she didn’t resist arrest. He knocked her to the ground, got on top of her, and repeatedly punched the woman left and right while her arms were up covering her face. The woman was admitted into the hospital shortly after she was brutally attacked by the officer. She suffered a contusion, busted up face, as well as bruises all over her face from the attack. Her family filed for a law…

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