Police Officers And Police Officer

1904 Words Nov 30th, 2015 8 Pages
There is enough evidence to show that police officers are using an excess of force, and in some occasions, lethal force in their daily routine. It is now normal for people to get scared when they are in the presence of a police officer. It is not a coincidence because these police officer have created their own reputation. Recent incidents involving police officers shooting innocent people are raising doubts about how police officers are trained, and the credibility in the Unites States Justice System. Ginger Otis in Police Still ‘Have a License To Kill’, a Year After Eric Garner Was Choked to Death, Says His Mother, shows many controversial cases such as Eric Garner’s case where he was choked to death by a police officer in New York city. Also, Michael Brown an unarmed black teen that was shot to death in Ferguson, MO, or Tamir Rice a 12 year old boy that was playing with a toy gun in Cleveland, and several others. Also, it includes the decisions of the Grand jury on some of the cases where only two officers were charged. The discomfort of the community became present and they started movements like “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” in the Brown’s case and “I Can’t Breath” in the Garner’s case. Unfortunately, this issue has not stopped, and people still get hurt by police officers. Decisions of the Grand jury are putting in danger the credibility of the United States System Justice. Garner’s mother stated, “It doesn’t matter if you wear blue jeans, a blue suit or a blue uniform, if…
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