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  • Police Discrimination In Police

    Garrett Herring Susan Zwieg ENC-1101-11C 29 Nov. 2016 Research Paper Today, many believe that police officers go out of their way to target and commit horrendous actions against others simply because of race. However, at the same time many go out of their way to engage law enforcement officers in violent conflict. People seem to forget that behind every badge is a living, breathing human being. In today’s world, many claim that law enforcement officers are brutal and have become militarized. This is a false narrative. Of the almost 9,000,000 some odd arrests in 2014, statistics provided by the FBI show that over 6,000,000 of them were made on whites. While on the other hand, only around 2,500,000 of them were made against blacks and Hispanics. That’s roughly 70% white and less than 28% black and Hispanic. That doesn’t seem to quite add up with the theory of law enforcement agencies being racially biased. The Department of Justice recently…

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  • Police Misconduct In The Police

    Introduction Police corruption and misconduct has been a concern since the inception of the first police force. Every workplace has individuals who commit illegal or unethical acts of misconduct. The police department is no exception. Officers are responsible for acts of corruption, excessive use of force and brutality, violations of due process, racial discrimination and various other unethical behaviors. There are certain types of misconduct that occur most often and they have a wide…

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  • Police Abuse In Police

    resisting arrest or even animals. Are police officers doing their job or abusing their authority? Well law enforcement have abused their authority while confronting people, but when the officers are questioned about their force they make themselves look like the victim while making the real victim look the villain. People have been killed and have died under law enforcement 's watch, animals that were only trying to protect their caretaker have also been killed for no reason, and police officers…

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  • What Is The Police Role Of Police?

    I chose to evaluate and study chapter six because it discusses the overall job of police officers, but it also contradicts several ideas people have about the actual job of a police officer due to false perceptions through media. This chapter also discusses many different plans that have been put into action in order to cut down on crime, but also be cost effective. This chapter explains how the size of the department can change the most effective way to approach crime in that area. It also…

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  • The Importance Of Police Deviance In The Police

    There are many things that police officers have done wrong. Police deviance caused by a few people who should not have become police officers and whose feelings toward corruption was not recognized during the recruitment and hiring phases. Police corruption is a major problem in the United States. Some police officers turn bad by ripping off drug dealers and even dealing drugs themselves. Corruption is a bit ore serious but if corruption is for personal gain, then simply accepting a free cup of…

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  • Police And Police Brutality

    The word polittia in Latin mean police, which means civil administration. Politia also goes back to the Greek word polis which means city, therefore it can be concluded that police officers can be viewed as those involved in the city 's administration. The word politia became the French word police. The English took over the word and use it to mean as civil administration. The police are used to represent the civil power of government of government, contrary to the military power of government…

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  • Police Brutality In The Police

    Police are the beginning to be the most dangerous people on the streets because of all the shooting they do to young and old innocent people, false arrests, and beatings they do to young and old innocent. There are good people out there trying to stop this but it’s hard because you don’t know what cop is good out there and which one is bad. Police brutality is affecting how people think, like when people say they serve and protecting, who are they really protecting? Cops are supposed to protect…

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  • The Dangers Of Police Violence: Police Brutality

    Police Violence Police brutality is the use of excessive and/or unnecessary force by police when dealing with civilians. Police violence can happen for a number of reasons, but racial profiling and targeting are major reasons as to why there are such problems. Racial profiling is any use of race, religion, ethnicity, or national origin by law enforcement agents as a means of deciding who should be investigated, except where these characteristics are part of a specific suspect description. As…

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  • Police Dangers

    these engagements: Whenever a police officer finds it necessary to make a formal arrest, there is the possibility of resistance or assaultive behavior on the part of the offender” (Berg, 1999, p.400). In this manner, the initial form of resistance can lead to gun violence, physical assault, and other forms of contact, which define the dangers of policing when making an arrest. More so, fluids, such as blood and saliva, may also contaminate the police…

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  • Police Controversy

    The Police I do not particularly enjoy controversy especially when it has to do with something as sensitive as race. Here in America we are facing more and more issues everyday having to do with race. Lately, it is mostly been between #BlackLivesMatter and the #BlueLivesMatter groups. The Black Lives Matter movement started after a number of young black men were shot and killed by white police officers. Most of those police officers have been acquitted from the acquisition of murder thus far…

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