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Topics: Constable, Police, Police brutality Pages: 2 (387 words) Published: October 5, 2014

In the past week, in Ferguson, police officers are performing brutality and unfair usage of their power towards the citizens of Ferguson. Citizens of Ferguson are trying to video tape this injustice but they are losing their freedom of press to the police. The police are abusing their power and are breaking the law. This relates to our government since our government added the amendment “Freedom of Press” for reasons such as these. For example, the article mentions that a police officer took a man’s camera and destroyed because the man did not delete the videos he recorded. Also it shows how the U.S. government faces corruption within itself. Back a couple of hundreds of years ago, Colonists fought against the British for their rights and now we Americans are stripping other Americans of the rights our ancestors fought for. How can this government say that we are based on freedom when we are removing the rights of the American people? I am disappointed with the actions of the police, WHO ARE SUPPOSE TO ENFORCE OUR RIGHTS, and how they are treating the citizens of Ferguson. Have the police in Ferguson forgotten that we live in America – the land of the free?  |||||||| woman whose Twitter account allegedly sparked an investigation into possible misconduct by the Ferguson police-shooting grand jury claims she was hacked. Susan Nichols of St. Louis said she did not tweet "I know someone sitting on the grand jury of this case[.] There isn't enough at this point to warrant an arrest" — and she denied deleting the message and later the account itself. "It had to have been hacked," Nichols said Thursday, adding that she had not used the account in months because its privacy had been breached before. She said she has "no contact" with anybody on the grand jury weighing possible charges against Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. "I really feel bad for that family, for the loss of their son," she said. St. Louis County...
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