Police Brutality: Human Rights Violation In The US

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Police brutality has been going on for a while and it’s a human rights violation in the U.S. that many people fear. And that’s because police have acted in ways that make people wonder can you trust them to do their job of keeping the peace and being safe, since they’re the one’s not following the rules themselves and racial profiling. The excessive use of force by police officers, include shootings, beatings, and rough treatment of citizens. According to Wikipedia “ On July 17, New York police placed Eric Garner, an African-American father of six, in a chokehold after they confronted him for selling single cigarettes known as 'loosies '. Graphic video of the incident shows an officer pulling Garner to the ground and then holding

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