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Police Brutality, is not only an American issue, it is a world-wide problem. Police brutality has been going on since the late 1800's and is getting worse every year. Police brutality is caused by so many things, race, boredom, power insecurity, life problems. The same reasons we get angry in life, but they chose to abuse people because they are the only gang who can get away with it. Police is the largest gang of all, most organized, and the most manipulative. In Reynoldsburg, Ohio, A group of police buddies formed their own mirror squad which was named “S.N.A.T. Squad” This stood for “Special Nigger Arrest Team” believe it or not it was kept for years.
Here is a timeline of important milestones of civil rights be disregarded in the United States. In 1886, Haymarket Square Riot. About 1,300-1,400 people gather in Chicagoís Haymarket Square to protest police brutality against striking workers that had been exercised the day before. 180 police arrive to disperse the throng. From somewhere a bomb is thrown into the midst of the police. In 1991, when Rodney King was brutalized, for one reason only, the color of his skin. Civilians in the neighborhood caught the whole thing on tape. Brought to court for evidence was the video, and witnesses. With the 99% white jury, it made no differance. The police officer who lead the attack was found not guilty.
In 1995, Anibal Carasquillo was shot in the back by police officers in January 1995. His mother, who attended Amnesty's press conference, said, ''this kind of killing is happening every month and they' re getting away with it''. In 1998, Six policemen from the North East Rand Dog Unit set their dogs on three suspected illegal immigrants, allowing the animals to attack the three men as the officers shouted racial insults. The incident was caught on video and televised nationally by the South African Broadcasting Corporation on Nov. 7, 2000, causing widespread outrage. All six...
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