The Consequences Of Police Brutality

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Police do not assume that just because you are over 30, your chances of becoming a police officer are over. Some agencies have no maximum age. Most agencies expect officers to have a high school diploma or GED at a minimum. Some agencies require a bachelor 's degree or a minimum number of college credit hours. The term "police brutality" was in use in the American press as early as 1872. According to data released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (2011), between 2003 and 2009 at least 4,813 people died. In the process of being arrested by local police. Of the deaths classified as law enforcement homicides, 2,876 deaths occurred of which 1,643 or 57.1% of the people who died were "people of color.”An arrest warrant allows police to enter the
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