Police Brutality is a Criminal Act

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Jose Guerena, a man with a wife and children was shot mercilessly 72 times when cops entered his house in Tucson and Jose grabbed a gun to defend himself and his family (Crazy Facts). He never shot back at the police and his gun remained on safety during the whole event (Crazy Facts). Police brutality is a now common sight found all over the world. The corruption of power is an ongoing problem in the world today that puts countries in turmoil. Police brutality is one such corruption that puts unprovoked violence and harm on people. The U.S. is not safe, many cases take place in the here, and famous ones include the Rodney King case and the Great Railroad strike. Many countries outside of the U.S. have some of the worst scenarios of police cruelty such as torture and bribery that makes the citizens fear the police.

Police brutality is a crime in the United States that plagues the country; it has gone virtually unnoticed through the years, but looking on the internet you can find several videos and articles on this topic (Global Research). The police have been known to harm adolescents as well; in one incident a 15 year old boy was shot in the torso because a policeman felt threatened by a toy gun the boy was carrying while playing cops and robbers (Brainz). One man was viciously attacked by an officer while playing pool inside a bar after jarring a woman (Brainz). This would be a reason to wonder if the cop had correct information about the man he was attacking and why he had to tackle and beat him. A man’s house was burnt to a skeleton structure and he was beat to death by SWAT, this man was clear of charges (Brainz). This is an example of how the law enforcement clearly did not have any idea of what they were doing and ...

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