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Know your rights: - the supreme court recommends that you don't talk to police officers before or after you're arrested. Justice in america is a four-letter word killer cops mock it nearly always with impunity. Full-text (pdf) | what, if any, changes have occurred in the nation’s police departments 21 years after the rodney king beating to answer this question, this study. Here are some startling statistics on police brutality: 1 in may, the washington post analyzed the 385 fatal police shootings in the united states that had occurred. For the past few years, there have been growing racial tensions in the united states, and for a few reasons the death of trayvon martin and the sentencing of his.
The counted: tracking people killed by police in the united states the killing of mike brown in august 2014 made the world wake up to police gun use in america. Key findings: police killed at least 104 unarmed black people in 2015, nearly twice each week (see which police departments were responsible for these deaths.
In the wake of eric garner's death, we reflect on police brutality, racism and white privilege. It's hard for me to write this, but we must be honest about our status in the fight against police brutality in america we are losing. Democracy now coverage of police brutality from ferguson to baton rouge police violence story jan 11, 2018 story jan 11, 2018 race in america occupy.
Police brutality has become commonplace in america's society with no way of reform in sight many voices have not been heard and injustice often prevails. In a country devastated by the deaths and injuries of hundreds of people, many of them unarmed, at the hands of police officers, drastic changes are needed in our.
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