The Use Of Lethal Force By Police Officers Essay

1082 Words Nov 21st, 2016 5 Pages
Hundreds of African American men and women are killed by police almost each and every year across the United States. No one really knows the exact number of deaths occurs by the police because” the United States does not count how many lives are lost” (mapping…). The use of lethal force by police officers raises serious right concerns, the united states has a legal obligation to protect, provide security, and respect the right of freedom, of human in the society no matter their race rather if they are black, white, Hispanic. Their genders, whether they are males or females, sexual orientation, and religion.
People should feel protected when they see a police officer driving around their neighborhood they should feel protected instead of feeling scared, depressed, and disappointed. Protection is a legal obligation that the United States have towards every citizen. They are obligated to protect and fulfill these human rights regards your race, color, and gender. The fifth and fourteenth Amendments of the United States constitutions limit the power of the federal and state governments to discriminate. The Fourteenth Amendment explicitly prohibits states from violating an individual 's rights of due process and equal protection. The Fourth Amendment says;” The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or…

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