The Dangers Of The Use Of Police Brutality

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Police Brutality1Bianca MartinezProfessor Alves CRIJ-1301-M031, December 2017Research PaperPolice Brutality
POLICE BRUTALITY 2Police brutality is defined as the use of excessive force either physical or verbal assault during police procedures. Police brutality started many years ago and it has started to become a world wide issue again. Please brutality was used in the old days so they could get answers from the accused, back then they did not have a good justice system. People were scared of the officers because as soon as they would show their presence everyone would leave the place to not be questioned or arrested. Everyone was used to police brutality that it was not coming when it would happen but over the years when it started becoming
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Frank Moss, a former police commissioner of New York City. In this study 36 people working for the Center of Research on Social Organization observed police-citizen encounters in the cities of Boston, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. For seven days a week, for seven weeks during the summer of 1966, these observers, with police permission, sat in patrol cars in monitored booking and lock up procedures in high crime precincts. Obtaining information about police mistreatment a citizen is no simple matter. There has not been any dismissal or disciplining of policeman for alleged brutality regarding to the complains of the victims. Generally, police chiefs are silent on the matter, or answer charges of brutality with vague statements that they will investigate any complaints back to their attention.” Police officers often insinuate that charges of brutality are part of conspiracy against them and against law and order. According to the book of Shielded from Justice: Police Brutality and Accountability in the United States, Police brutality is one of the most serious enduring and divisive human rights violation in the U.S. The problem is nationwide and its natures is institutionalized. Police officers engage in unjustified shootings, severe beatings, fatal choking, and unnecessarily rough physical treatment in cities throughout the United States, while their police superiors, city officials, and the Justice Department fail to act decisively to restring or penalize

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