Being a Police officer is dangers work, every day and every night they are put in harms way and at times have to use bruitily aka excessive force when they fill the needed. Yet there has been cases where the authorities have used extreme force where it was not needed, things of that nature should be brought to our attention and addressed apparently. In my eyes police brutality is a major problem all over the United States.
Me being a black male I really think racism comes into play during a cases of police brutality, for example Twenty-one-year-old Patrick Lee was allegedly "acting strangely" outside a nightclub in 2005 when he was tasered by police 19 times, sprayed with pepper spray and beaten with police batons for reportedly resisting arrest and died. His parents filed a case against the local government and Taser International which was later dismissed and the jury found that the officers did not use excessive force against Lee. The police department was mostly made of white police officers. The case was dismissed because they said Lee’s cause of death was listed as "excited delirium," diagnosis that has been associated with many Taser-related deaths in which drugs were a factor.
This incident by its self should show some form of racism. There are Stories of at least 15 black men killed by police since 1995 all by gun fire or excessive force. Theresa book by Yussuf Naim Kly called The U.S. Human Rights Foreign Policy, the Black Minority in the U.S., and International Law. When asked about police brutality e says "Excessive police force against blacks has always been tolerated, because as a formally enslaved minority African Americans are trapped in a cultural context specifically designed to inhibit their development and thus minimize their threat to white he gemony. One of the biggest incidents of police brutality in history happened...