Police Brutality

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Why is police brutality against blacks a re- occurring problem in America? When you think of police brutality the first thing that comes to my mind is a police officer mistreating someone whether that’s physically or verbally. To really begin to understand police brutality we need to first look at the causes. My purport is that police brutality has occurred because of the lack of responsibility and consciousness, but through community fostered groups and organizations we can educate and get people actively involved. The History of Police Brutality This article examines racism and prejudice of the 1800s and police brutality from the mid-1900s to today. It touches on a few key cases and the Cause of Action, which is a “…code [that] gave more power to the Justice Department with filing suits against police departments that engaged in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional conduct.” This article examines racism and prejudice of the 1800s and police brutality from the mid-1900s to today. It touches on a few key cases and the Cause of Action, which is a “…code [that] gave more power to the Justice Department with filing suits against police departments that engaged in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional conduct. (Cosgrove, A. L. (2015, February 12). The history of police brutality [Blog]. Retrieved from https://sites.psu.edu/violenceinamerica/2015/02/12/the-history-of-police-brutality/) What the Cops Say The writer of this article summarizes interviews with six police

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