Police Brutality

Anthony Lopez

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Right's Violated

Civil Right's are being violated when an officer is using excessive force. When this force is being used, Article 1: Right to Equality, and Article 7: Equality before the Law is being broken. This Topic is important because a lot of racist police officers break Police conducts and get away with it. Citizens of color are often targeted by the officers. Citizens are affected by this issue because officers don't care about police conducts and get away with a crime. This is a major problem because citizens are often affected by the police brutality.

Preventions

Prevention's of Eric Garner abuse.


The U.S. government must do more to ensure policing practices nationwide are brought into line with international human rights standards, including the use of lethal force, and to address systemic racial discrimination. The Department of Justice has failed to collect accurate, comprehensive national data on police use of force, including the numbers of people killed or injured through police shootings or other types of force.


“Take Action With Amnesty International USA.” Take Action Now. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jun. 2015. <http://act.amnestyusa.org/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1839&ea.campaign.id=32806&ea.tracking.id=country_usa~messagingcategory_military,policeandarms~region_americascode=wpf14usdojeg&ac=wpsgg32806&gclid=cjwkeajwwn-rbrd-omzt6ao_wgwsjabweikjik0lthdbzkl75bnrmkdycznp-7k7gryga1xbtlgl8rocitvw_wcb>

This article helps because it talks about what the government should do to prevent police brutality in different ways


“If you’re not marching to the polls, you’re not going to make the critical difference to prevent this from happening to someone else’s child,” “Unfortunately the things that we’re angry about have been happening for a very long time and they’re going to continue to happen unless they change the laws.” - Rosario Dawson.

What she mean from this statement is that, people who don't stand up and ask for a change, the law isn't going to change at all.

Article: “Rosario Dawson: Preventing Another Michael Brown or Eric Garner Starts at the Ballot Box.” Fusion. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jun. 2015. <http://fusion.net/video/32947/rosario-dawson-preventing-another-michael-brown-or-eric-garner-starts-at-the-ballot-box/>

This article helps because a celebrity talks about how to prevent the illegal force from happening again.

Death by Officer: An American Epidemic of Police Shootings and Brutality