Summary Of A Book Between The World And Me

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This semester I read a book named Between the World and Me. The author wrote lots of events and details about a large number of African Americans were hurt or killed by police officers. It reminds me of once demonstration in November 2014. The cause of this demonstration was two young black men named Eric Garner and Michael Brown without arms were killed by American police officers. People took to the streets to express their sadness and indignation because the police officers took two black people’ lives away without prosecuted. The J.D. candidate from Yale Law School named Sommers Roseanna asserts that “A writer for Time magazine observed, ‘To many, a camera on Wilson’s uniform would have ended the uncertainty and potentially avoided the …show more content…
police officers are working can record and save more direct, significant and objective evidence of lots of incidents’ process. It can help the court realize more about the case. It is a progress for the judicial investigation. Also, it can protect the fair for police officers and suspects. As the senator named Gerald Malloy from South Carolina mentions, “Body cameras protect police, protect the public and protect the truth” (Williams 16). Besides, not only Gerald agrees with body camera can keep judicial evidence, but also Sommers thinks so. Sommers notes that body cameras can record the evidence of the malfeasants of the police officers for the people who oppugn the police officers escape from the punishment of murder (Sommers 1310). For instance, a case from “Considering Police Body Cameras”, in a traffic accident, one of the drivers in this accident named Jeter was treated very violently by the police officers, even though he doesn’t resist during the whole period. Fortunately, on the basis of the recovered video, it recorded the procedure of this event. The police officers who involved in this case were sued because of undue behavior (“Considering Police Body Cameras” 1798). It shows that the video from the body camera can offer equitable evidence for the court, and penalize the police who misconduct. Also, the videos are recorded by the body cameras from the police officers can refute the suspect who lies. According to an …show more content…
A researcher named Vertesi Janet from the Time states, since the same photo can have different explanations from different people. From her experience works with the experts for 15 years, videos or photos from the camera can’t be evidence in an indictment (Vertesi N.PAG). But a new data from an authority research maintains that the camera evidence is conducive to the court. More than ninety-five percent of prosecutors agree with that the evidence from the camera helps them dispose of the case efficiently. It not only reminds the experiences of the police officers about the case, but also it can help the police officers affirm the exactitude of the report (Considering Police Body Cameras 1803). The convincing result of the research shows that the police officers use body camera when they are working indeed offer more valuable evidence for justice. It also helps the police offers recall their memory of the case. Consequently, requires the U.S. police officers wear body cameras when they are working is a momentous step of the progress of social development. It helps reduce the conflict between the citizens and the police officers. Furthermore, it not only can help the police officers correct some improper act and control they use force unduly, but also it becomes a new

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