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Police Brutality: Negative And Positive Images

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The literature focused on how media a plays a big role in police brutality and how it gives both negative and positive images. “A complex relationship exists between media consumption and public attitudes towards the police” (Kenneth Dowler 2003). Rodney King was the first big police brutality issue recorded due to the up to date technology. Social media blew it up to be this big thing and the people in the surrounding areas. They pushed the issue along with having evidence. It is said to believe that police misconduct was a constant event. Finding revealed that whites were treated better by the police. And though “African Americans disproportionately experience police brutality; victims of color don’t always receive the media attention received
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