The Injurality Of Police Brutality

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Political and social leaders are expected to speak out about police brutality incidents that have had an affect on the general public, which tend to further shift individual’s mindsets on the validity of the corrupt justice system that the United States upholds. As time continues to pass and new decades come to life, more American citizens suffer from police misconduct. Through this, more hatred and disdain is created towards law enforcement that unfortunately only worsens the dilemma. In 2014, there were a total of 1,264 Americans killed by the United States police, and in 2015, American policemen killed 1,296 Americans. Eric Garner is one of the 1294 Americans who was unjustly killed by a white American police officer. On July 17, 2014, police …show more content…
We all know their names. Each of them died unarmed at the hands of police officers or in police custody. The chants are growing louder. People are angry. I am angry, and people have a right to be angry. Violence and brutality of any kind, particularly at the hands of law enforcement that is sworn to protect and serve our communities, is unacceptable and must not be tolerated” (as qtd. in Berniesanders). Bernie Sanders expresses that every individual that has experienced or has yet to experience any police brutality or misconduct account feel the same, in which they want to be heard and want someone of higher class to voice their pains. As depicted throughout history, all police brutality cases result in an individual of high political or social power to take responsibility and voice their opinions of the situation. From this, more individuals become exposed to the problem and are influenced by the higher class. This happens due to the fact that in our society, many individuals look up to the higher class and are influenced by their actions. As time progresses, the flaws in the justice system heighten as more injustices are appeased and therefore, it becomes the people 's duty in society to expose the maltreatment and recreate a system in which every single individual is equally protected by the

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