Persuasive Essay On Police Shootings

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Over 18,000 agencies have reported fatal shootings last year (Kindy 4). Police are shooting left and right no matter the race or the gender they are shooting. "The average age of a person killed by police in 2015 was 37" (Swaine 3). This is showing us that police may be killing innocent people like those people may have families and children. Usually people in their thirties are just new to starting families are already have a family but that may be taken away because of the police. "Police will have shot and killed nearly 1,000 people by the end of the year" of 2015. This is the case because police are killing people left and right causing fear and destruction towards the communities surrounding them. Mike Brown how Officer Darren Wilson shot him fatally for no reason twelve times killing him. And this shocked people all around the United States and started a wave of riots all throughout Ferguson, Missouri. It got so bad that the government had to send in the national guard. This is going on throughout the United States because people can not deal with police who are suppose to protect them instead of cause fear to them.
But it does not stop there "464 police killings for the first five months of 2015" (Swaine 1). Police are
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"Police targeting blacks and latinos about 85 percent of the time" (Ranjana 2). These falsed profiling techniques that the police have came up with to improve criminal profiling has been terrible, and has been hurting families. Those falsified criminals are innocent and are killed because they were thought to be a criminal.This has taken a toll on the United States as a Nation because nobody trusts the people who are suppose to protect us. People of the U.S are scared to trust the police because they are killing innocent people just because of their skin color or their

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