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    “The Media Underestimate Police Brutality” The article “The Media Underestimate Police Brutality” by Michael Novick opens with the following expression “Don’t trust everything you read in the papers.” This article illustrates how the media portrays police brutality. Novick believes that police brutality is an epidemic and not an aberration. This article contains many well made points‚ but it is biased‚ has unsupported evidence‚ and too many facts that are not needed. Although Novick’s article

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    Police brutality is a horrible situation that has seemed to stay consistant throughout the years. But at the same time it is also very confusing. A lot of times it is minorities that are involved in police brutality which is a sad situation. It is sad because it creates the question of whether it is becuase of their color‚ or because they deserve it. Many think that these situations are cruel and racist. On March 3‚ 1991‚ Rodney King was involved in a high speed chase in Los Angeles where he was

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    Police Protality: Introduction Police brutality has been and continues to be of major concern in society. First of all‚ police brutality is a term used to describe the excessive use of physical force‚ assault‚ verbal attacks or slurs‚ and threats by any law enforcement officer. Efforts to police communities‚ throughout history‚ have been tainted by brutality ans abuse of power to some degree. The term police brutality is commonly used very loosely to any and all forms of police

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    Throughout history‚ efforts to police society have been flawed by brutality in one way or another. Police Brutality exists in many countries and is only one of several forms of police misconduct. Abuse by law enforcement officers in the United States is one of the most serious human rights violations in the country. Police officers have engaged in unjustified shootings‚ severe beatings‚ fatal chokings‚ and unnecessarily rough treatment. The history of police brutality is cyclical‚ going through phases

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    has shown that police are more likely to abuse blacks rather than whites and this is caused by racial profiling. But through the history of police brutalitypolice brutality was first used after a police officer was described beating a civilian in 1633. Police brutality is the abuse of force and it is usually through physical. But there are other ways to abuse which are verbally and sometimes psychologically and this is done by a federal or state authorities which are the police officers. The history

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    Persuasive/Policy/Problem/Cause/Solution Central Idea/Thesis: Police brutality should be regulated with greater strength and objectivity. INTRODUCTION I. Police brutality is constantly made known to us all through mass media‚ but I hadn’t ever taken the time to truly grasp the severity of it until it hit close to home. A. Three weeks ago‚ a close family friend was brutally beaten in front of his children at a family gathering by the police. B. My purpose is to persuade my audience that police brutality should be regulated with greater

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    There is a widespread and persistent problem of police brutality across the United States. Thousands of individual complaints about police abuse are reported each year and local authorities pay out millions of dollars to victims in damages after lawsuits. Police officers have beaten and shot unresisting suspects; they have misused batons‚ chemical sprays‚ and electro-shock weapons; they have injured or killed people by placing them in dangerous restraint holds. This is the first paragraph of an

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    Police Brutality Did you know that Police brutality is the intentional use of excessive force‚ usually physical‚ but potentially also in the form of verbal attacks and psychological intimidation‚ by a police officer? Despite major improvements in police practices (since 1981) reports of alleged police misconduct and abuse continue to spread through the nation. Police Brutality still goes on around the world today with improvements of enforcing police brutality in police departments. There have

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    Police Brutality is Prevalent Background Information Over the recent years‚ police have been one of the organizations to be associated with the largest cases of misconduct. Police brutality can be termed as the process of misuse and abuse of authority by the police. The rising cases of police brutality are causing more harm to the public‚ compared to the actions perpetrated by real criminals. Although police claim that it’s sometimes necessary to curb crime‚ the process is illegal and police officers

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    1 Police Abuse Hope Hagan Saint Leo University Michael Singer Word count: 1691 Police Abuse Police brutality is the excessive‚ unreasonable use of force against citizens‚ suspects‚ and offenders. A study showed that most citizens complained against police officers because of the use of profanity and abusive language towards them‚ the use of commands to move on or get home‚ stopping and questioning people on the street or searching them and their cars without probable cause‚ the use of threats

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