Police Brutality is an ongoing problem and existent concern in the United States and should be resolved immediately. Law enforcement must function as an element that consists of organized and civilized officers. The presence of police brutality is becoming more of an issue as society grows. The problem posed by the illegal exercise of police power is an ongoing reality for individuals of a disfavored race, class, or sexual orientation. Police brutality must be stopped so that police do not forget who they are serving not themselves, but the public.
created a need for further examination of this subject matter. The next chapter will look into theories involving the likelihood a person/law officer can become corrupt. Factoring in PTSD in with theories creates a phenomenon that police work creates the foundation for corruption. Although the upcoming appendix will show police stressors, many researchers have agreed that police stressors and corruption are methodological errors and no directly a result of the job demands. Police stress research has offered a diverse look into personality characteristics.
The problem of police brutality is rooted in the police system, along with the police officers themselves. Some police officers are not able to adequately perform the duties of their job, because of pre-existing prejudice or psychological factors. However, all of the blame cannot be put on the police officers, the police system is not set up to prevent officers from committing offenses, it can be argued that it can be the reason they are committed. One cause of the problem of police brutality is the police officers themselves. Some police officers have been known to put their prejudice in front of their responsibility to protect and serve.
It’s a proven fact that police officers in the USA spend a great deal more time in firearm training when becoming a police officer than many other countries. Another fact that goes hand-in-hand with the previous one is that those same countries find themselves with substantially fewer police shootings and lower crime rates than the USA. One of the main causes behind police brutality is arrogance and whether they’ll admit it or not, it’s painfully obvious that there are many police officers in action today that see themselves as individuals that stand above the rules and moral standards of society simply because they have a badge and a
Marshall Lewis Mrs. Gallos English 3 March 20, 2018 Police Brutality I have done my research on police brutality. Even though there is not enough being done, Police brutality should be more heavily enforced against because cases of brutality are way too common. Police brutality has become a growing problem all over the country but it is not just in America, it can be found worldwide.The biggest problem with police brutality is that too many officers are getting away with extreme violence with very little if any reprimandations. There are some steps being taken to combat the problem but not enough is being done to make a large impact. Some problems with the way officers are assigned their patrol areas are that they are assigned to place
Police brutality is a strong and still ongoing activity that occurs till this day. It is a worldwide situation that needs to be confronted and handled immediately. There have been thousands of lives lost from unfair police officers; even little children’s lives have been taken away from them. Police officers are supposed to be our heroes and people that make us feel safe, not the enemy and whom majority of the people fear. The definition of brutality is “savage physical violence; great cruelty.” Therefore, when policemen start beating people brutality it means they are using massive physical abuse or force towards others.
It has been shown to negatively affect their health and other things. A government website says that due to police brutality there are five things which it causes to happen towards the ethnic communities: “Fatal injuries that increase population-specific mortality rates, adverse physiological responses that increase morbidity, racist public reactions that cause stress, arrests/incarcerations and legal medical and funeral bills that cause financial strain and finally integrated oppressive structures that cause systematic disempowerment. These five main areas affect society in many ways and this is how. First, physical injuries and death. This causes families to fall apart due to the loss of a loved one meaning that people may even take their own from not being able to cope and leave families grieving.
The crimes had become more sofesticated, more organized,more deceitful, and even more difficult to get hold of. The system of policeing that is followed in india is still very old and the changing world demands for a much effective system, that will be more focused on speedy investigation and justice to the victims. The world around us is changing and the morden police is required to bring in an equilibrium in the socity, but in doing so the police face a lot of difficulties be it reguarding the laws in force of the probpems of purgery various problems because of policical pressure or the obsoleteness of the police Act. This article aims to point out the various problems faced by
In the study of Ledesma, Lim, Miranda and Tangkeko (2013), on Crime Intelligence System, The Philippine National Police suffer from many methods of lawlessness with its personnel. These significantly contribute to the decrease of public trust and confidence of the citizens towards the police force and high crime rate in the country. The goal of the study is to be able to explore crime management and information system development to community-based crime prevention. The main scope of is to identify the accuracy and reliability of crimes in the Philippines. It focuses on the management of crimes from the initial reporting of the crime until the investigation process.
Poverty’s effects on crime can be explained through a variety of reasons. There is a higher rate of mental illness among the poor than the rich. Poverty can lead to high levels of stress, which in turn drive individuals to commit theft, robbery or other violent acts. Moreover, poverty may lead to actual or perceived inferior education. Youth with less access to quality schools, jobs, and role models and opportunities end up spending time on the streets associating with gangs.