The Police Brutality Against Minorities Essay

1698 Words Apr 11th, 2016 7 Pages
Police brutality against minorities is a big issue in the United States, and there is almost an incident a day in America. Police have an immense amount of power that they can tap into, but some offices do abuse that power. By doing this, there are often incidences almost weekly where police use excessive and sometimes deadly. The one big detail that everyone has missed is that most of the victims of police brutality are minorities. These occurrences have gotten so bad that there have been riots in cities such as Los Angeles, Detroit, Baltimore and Ferguson. “But first we have to end this bloody ritual. We have to want to end police brutality as much as we want to end pedophilia” (Troutt 19). People are outraged and demanding that the senseless killings stop. The offices bias has clouded their mind set, and their bias has taken over. The police don’t imagine that minorities have the same rights as they do. The police aren’t as concerned about the situation and what lead up to it, just as long as they can arrest someone. Maybe they just enjoy pushing them around a little and feel like they are enforcing the law. The police can’t understand that not all minorities are criminals. First, I would like to point out thing that is pushed out of the Medias spotlight, and that is officers of the law aren’t punished for their wrongful actions or if they break the law. Officers lie for one another, the department will give false statements and testimonies when questioned. “Normally,…

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