Police Discretionary Use Of Force

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Police officers are given a lot of discretionary power that they would use to enforce the laws as they are implied or use their discretion to not enforce the law, but give a warning when necessary. This discretion has called into question their use of force. The media has displayed officers involved in use of force situation that seems unprovoked and again people of African American decent. For instance on September 4, 2014 a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper stopped a vehicle for allegedly not having on a seatbelt. The individual was stop in a gas station and step outside his vehicle, then officer Sean Groubert asked for his license, the individual turned quickly into his vehicle to retrieve his license, officer Groubert yelled "Get
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