During the chase of a wounded soldier, a female police officer started to fire upon Hasan. While they both were drawing fire upon each other, the female soldier got hit two times and fell wounded on the ground. Later a civilian officer named Todd shouted at
The officers that were identified at the scene were Mike Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze. Ringgenberg and Schwarze were responding to a domestic assault report when they had an altercation with Clark. It was said that Clark was interfering with a victim receiving medical assistance and had a scuffle with the police officers. Clark was shot in the head by one of the officers and later died from the wound on Monday.
Officer Wilson stated that after shooting Michael he feared he was going to tackle him, but in an academy, they show you several procedures on how to respond to situations like these. There was no need for officer Wilson to shoot Michael in his head. In an interview with George Stephanopoulos, Darren Wilson stated, “I just did my job, I did what I was paid to do and that was my job; I followed my training, my training took over, training led me to what happened.” Further on officer Wilson stated that he wouldn’t have acted differently, there was nothing he would change about the incident. Throughout the whole interview officer, Wilson showed no sign of empathy, regret, or remorse.
In St. Louis, Missouri, a car pulled up beside an officer’s parked car and shot him twice in the head. The officer is in critical but stable condition. In San Antonio, Texas, an officer was shot and killed by a passing vehicle while he was writing a ticket. The shootings are significant not only because police officers were injured or even killed but because this is not a centralized issue.
Holding Police Accountable for their Killings of Unarmed People of Color Fruitvale Bart Station is where I begin and end my day. The infamous platform in Oakland, California where bart police murdered Oscar Grant, a fully restrained unarmed African American who was celebrating New Year 's Day with his friends and girlfriend. Johannes Mehserle, the police officer involved in the shooting was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. Thus, having to spend the minimum two years in prison but being he had time served he only would only spend seven months in jail with possible bail. Murder?
Police officers are trained to make split second informed decisions, often times officers decisions are called into question. One case that caught a lot of attention was the Philando Castile shooting on July 6th, 2016. Mr. Castile, an African-American male, was pulled over by Office Jeronmio Yanez due to the fact that he fit a description of a having a “wide nose”, according to CNN, that was similar to a robbery suspect. Once Mr. Castile was pulled over it was revealed through Ms. Reynolds, Mr. Castile’s girlfriend, Facebook live video, that he possessed a gun in the car which he was licensed to carry.
hree African American boys walking down the street enjoying a beautiful, spring night. They are best friends whom have all gone to school together since elementary school now in high school together. They are enjoying their senior year, about to graduate from high school but little do they know they won 't even have the opportunity to do that and to be successful in their life. A cop pulls up and yells, “hands up!” they look around confused, wondering if he was talking to them or not.
This explains to us that they open fire because they are afraid of being targeted and not being able to catch the person in time also don’t want the suspect to kill them. While it is true that they need to be able to do something and use force to catch the suspect it necessarily shouldn’t be deadly force. Furthermore the violence of police brutality can be improved through the training of police officers to be required for them to attend a class that re-teaches them how to perform equitable procedures and other situations and also should do a background check and attend to a court hearing with a judge explaining the consequences . Yet should be taught how to train with tasers, pepper spray, etc training with those weapons can prevent from deadly situations. But some will disagree with the fact that tasers can also kill someone in certain circumstances like people that have heart problems or medical
Tamir Rice was a twelve-year-old boy playing in the snow at his local park, making the mistake of waving an air pellet gun at strangers- a mistake that would cost him his life. A bystander made a call to 911, and when the police arrived on the scene, within seconds of exiting the vehicle, Rice was shot. According to an article by the Pittsburgh Tribune, although police have been caught in the act, captured on camera committing a crime, they are not prosecuted 96 percent of the time. November 22, 2014, twelve-year-old, Tamir Rice, was playing and posing with his air pellet gun when a man sitting in the park called 911 to report, “there’s a guy here with a pistol, pointing it at everybody… [The gun] is probably a fake, but you know what,
In today’s modern society, many feel that is okay for a police officer can kill a man armed with a harmful weapon at any cost. On many news channels, there are various amounts of articles and reports about a police officer committing this act. Even though a police officer has the right to take action against an armed man, this could be argued in many circumstances. In the 2013, Sammy Yatim was a young adult with a mental illness and was armed with a weapon on a streetcar in Toronto. Yatim was confronted by Const.
Cops should use their full force to protect themselves and us. Cops have the right to use their full force to do what's right. By La Palma Avenue and Lemon Street Anaheim, California an official of the city of Anaheim was lifting a violation of a driver that passed a red light and at that time a young man in his car yelled a bad word at the cop which decided to ignore him and continued writing the ticket without realizing that the person who had insulted the cop got out of his car with a knife in his hand and was about to insert it in the back of the cop’s, but a female cop was driving by saw what the young man was about to do, and forced to shoot the young man which the female cop did and killed the young man. Saving the other cop's life. Cops may hurt and even kill people with their full force but they can help and even save people’s lives with their full force.
The public has a misconception that deadly force is the same thing as excessive force. They can be similar if the police use deadly force to a point where every officer discharges their entire magazine on person when the threat has been eliminated. Officers receive hours of training on how to shoot a gun, but sometime receive little instruction on how to determine when to use the gun. Training starts in the Police Academy, and continues throughout their careers. There are officers who teach and train the departments every month.