Some police officers have been known to put their prejudice in front of their responsibility to protect and serve. Some people use force in direct response to perceived threats from racial or economic groups that they view as threatening (“Police”). Another possible explanation could be explained with psychology. Personality disorders, personal problems, post-job related trauma or simply officers being young and inexperienced, can all explain why police brutality happens (Gilio-Whitaker). Police officers need to put their beliefs and issues aside while on the job.
This shooting and many others are protested by the Black Lives Matter movement and other organizations, which is proactive in ending racial police brutality. I argue that racial police brutality is unfair because it is a inferior reason for a cop to target a person of different color or culture. People should not be judged for being different. We shouldn’t judge people for who they are on the outside but how they are on the inside. We should support organizations like Black Lives Matter because police brutality takes innocent lives without
There are cases when civilians are saved by the use of police force, and there are cases when innocent people are hurt or even killed by the use of police force. One advantage of police using force is the authority of law over any unlawful abiding citizen. The police have the authority to stop a crime before it occurs and that helps prevent crime in the first place.
The main positive effect would be separating these violent inmates from the general population, and potentially removing key leaders from STG groups. This in of itself can help prevent some of the violence that already occurs in prisons.Supermax prisons are designed for violent criminals who cannot function within the general population of standard prisons (Schmalleger & Smykla, 2015). These criminals generally display patterns of violent and anti-social behavior, and they are segregated in order to maintain order. If my state were planning to build a supermax prison, I would implement certain programs in order for the inmates to potentially be
Ultimately, having body cameras is important because they will help show what really happens during an altercation. A police officer has to be trustworthy at all times even without the use of body cameras, but they will help protect his reputation. My opposition believes that using body cameras invades the privacy of police officers. Although police officers deserve privacy, the public should know what is going on. So many unsolved crimes are happening that body cameras will be a big help to the people.
The actions of the peaceful demonstrators were not the cause of the looters and violence that occurred later. The looting and violence came from people that were looking to incite these types of actions in order to be destructive and for personal gain. I feel that police should respond to civil disobedience by show of force. The biggest part of show of force is officer presence. The police must be well trained and capable of handling multiple contingencies that come along with civil disobedience.
She mentions that every time her daughter is near a police officer, she can only think of “the way her brother's blood splattered into her skirt” and how the “the officer who took her brother's life looked her in the eye and pointed his gun at her”. Danna also recalls how she received her daughter’s phone call “between sounds of sobs and sirens” informing her of her son’s passing. Tying back to pathos, these illustrations of their suffering create sympathy in the reader for the same reason as before; to convince the public that police brutality is atrocious. Taking everything into account, Danna is successful in conveying her message against police brutality and its significance as an issue. With the use of rhetorical devices such as anecdote, pathos, and imagery, she is able to support her argument and persuade the audience to visualize the issue from her
Opponents of this issue would argue that pit bulls have a history of lashing out at people and other animals. To prove this statement wrong there are a lot of stories of pits saving lives. “Baby barked and pounced on Westenberger and her sister, Evelyn, alerting them of the smoke filling their Oklahoma home. After the people were taken care of, Baby went back for the five other dogs trapped in the home. According to a family member, one of the dogs was hiding underneath the bed.
Either way there needs to be something that can protect the public from police misconduct and also protect law enforcement from dealing with false accusations that can tarnish their reputation. That is why body worn cameras need to be mandatory for all police officers to wear because it protects the public and the police officers that are wearing them. A couple positive outcomes police officers wearing body cameras is how they can lower police officers misuse of authority and also lower false complaints against officers as well. These are two
In the photograph it shows two protestors being attacked by K-9s, one protestor as the focus of the image and the other in the background of the photograph. The police officers in the photographs are allowing the dogs to attack these protestors, as it is seen that the police officers are not restraining the dogs and are in fact allowing them to savagely attack the protestors. Further evidence of the unethical treatment of these protestors was a statement made by the police commissioner Connor published along with the photographs it Vol 54. of Life Magazine in which he stated, “I want them to see the dogs work, look at those niggers run (30).” His comments and orders showed no sense of sympathy or professionalism in dealing with human beings protesting for equality. There was an assumption that had to be made that favored and supports the evidence that police officers were treating the protestors unethically. There is an assumption that the protestors were peacefully marching and gathering, which also shows the bias of the image, though powerful and real, it did not depict the nonpeaceful protestors, most of them young individuals, who were present in the Birmingham five-day riots
In Tkam (to kill a mockingbird) the author Harper Lee killed a mad dog. The mad dog can ve symbolized as many different things. Killing the dog can be used as killing racism, ignorance, discrimination, and many more. When Atticus killed the dog in the story i expected as him trying to kill many problems he faced throughout his life. When Atticus killed the mad crazy dog he also showed his kids that he wasn 't afraid of anything and that he could accomplish anything he set his mind to.
Both criminals and officer should be protected. But not all situations are brutal from the 8th amendment, there may be people that watch footage in cases, and inform others. For instance watching the footage and blaming a police officer for using unnecessary force. Although it is an issue, in riot situations, many people believe that officers should have the right to defend themselves and others such as the surrounding; communities, people around, or even businesses. People consider that using tasers or pepper spray or even using just a little force is considered police brutality.
I think that the court systems should have a little more power when it comes to choosing due process or criminal control. If the person is a first time offender and it is a small crime then I think they should have the right to defend themselves. On the other hand if the person is being prosecuted for the second or more time for the same type of offense or if it was an offense that is very bad then I feel that they need to be punished for the crimes that they have committed. I do believe that there should be balance because not all court cases need to be dealt with to the extreme of punishments but then there are some cases and individuals that never seem to learn so they need to be dealt with in a different way to deter them and others from committing those same
In this case, the nation is split into two sides. People pick the side that either defends or criticize police officers use of force. However, the people do not realize that this topic is plainly ridiculous and dangerous. This issue will not only hurt both sides, but also harm innocent civilians as well. Police brutality is a big dispute between different communities; however, there are several solutions that can solve this