Police Discretion And Police Brutality

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Great job! I enjoyed reading your post; it was well thought out and articulated. Furthermore, I believe your post offer keen insights into police discretion and police brutality, as shown in Michelle Jordan’s case; and to an extent, I agree with most of what you stated regarding the circumstances of the use of force on Jordan. To begin with, it is important to note that the penalty for texting and driving usually consists of just monetary fines—in a few states, criminal misdemeanor charges. Jordan’s crime was only a minor violation and therefore did not warrant such excessive force from the officer. Secondary, concerning your statement that Jordan did not show respect toward the police officer, I might add that no law legally requires civilians

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