Does Police Brutality Happen

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Police Brutality is the use of excessive force that is used unnecessarily by police when dealing with civilians. Recently, there has been a widespread of cases involving police brutality. Police brutality cases has been increasing over the years. Every year cases are filed against police: 9.5% city police, 3.5% sheriff officers, 2.9% county police, and 1.3% are state police. A study by the U.S. Department of Justice revealed that in 2002, individuals filled over 26, 000 citizen complaints of excessive force with local law enforcement agencies. Police brutality happens, but not all offices take part in it. The questions that should be asked is; “what actions takes place before police brutality occurs?”, and what is the government doing in response

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