Is Police Brutality real?

Do you think media is leaving things out?
Do you think that people were not behaving and that's how all these cases came about.
Do you think that an officer really would shoot someone just because of their race?
What do you think about black lives matter?
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  • I love how police brutality and racism are the same thing now.

    Like cops never beat up a white guy before.

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    • True, plus Kelly Thomas was mentally ill. Makes me sick that it takes several officers to want to hurt and-or kill a person due to their rage from their job.
      Police have not learned anything from Rodney King days. :( Lucky we now have technology to watch cops and catch them being their true selves--good and bad. I wish I could believe what they say about what happens in their reports they file. I will only believe unedited video and audio.

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  • Some are blown out of proportion but some are true it depends on the individual cops are human to so some are corrupt that's all there is to it

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  • There are hundreds of thousands of law enforcement officer s and it would be ludicrous to think that not one of them has ever committed an act of unnecessary aggression. The important questions are how often does it happen, how can we identify it to weed out the bad cops, and how can we avoid smearing the good cops who are caught up in the condemnation of the media's rush to judgment.

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    • I'll worry about good cops when good cops stop serving and protecting bad cops instead of the citizens they're meant to serve and protect. That blue line isn't thin by any means, and it's absolutely disgusting what they'll do for each other while ordinary people are being hurt, killed, and railroaded straight to prison.

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    • @OlderAndWiser you repeat the conservative mentality very well.
      By that I mean you just ignored both the problem and the argument in favor of an ad hominem attack. Well done 🙃

    • @corkr900 I do not respond to "arguments" that are based on gross overgeneralizations, political rhetoric, and simplistic appeals to emotion rather than logic.

  • Yes, police brutality is real but many a times, facts are misconstrued and events aren’t explained explained correctly nor by a professional in the criminal justice field. I think it’s natural for people viewing police-citizen interactions and react emotionally to certain things, and it doesn’t help that these same people also do not know the legalities with which the incident they’re viewing is shrouded in.

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    • Not sure about all what you said is true--some is. I want to look forward now. I think the public is finally seeing what is really going on with mics and body cameras on cops. Yeah! Cops have been covering and lying for each other forever.

  • I don't believe in black lives matter. I believe all lives matter.

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    • No one is discounting that other lives matter. What you are doing though is disregarding what blacks face everyday and making it seem trivial. The point of the movement is to show that Black Lives Matter (too).

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    • @Rissyanne Liar.

    • @jmstarling right out of the liberals playbook... name calling. Next you will threaten me.

  • You may be too young to understand what i am going to say next, most people reading this will feel wht i say but hate it non the less.

    And what I'm going to begin with... is this statement, "Most Caucasian people are racist and cannot afford to give fuck about coloured people dying." I say this as a coloured person myself, a coloured person who is a social psychologist.

    Most caucasian people are inherently racist, the women more than the men.. they would have to be clueless not to be racist, however let this not be confused with hate..

    These days HATE and RACISM seem to be synonymous, but this just isn't so.
    Racism has to do with power, it's based around systems of governance.
    When people grow comfortable with a system of governance that benefits them and their "family", then a racist ideology is only a stones throw away.

    Hate on the other hand is nothing more than a prejudice mindset based off what you 'think' you know about a person.
    Prejudice mindsets can be nurtured in racist systems where people have grown comfortable with power.

    "Is Police Brutality real?" mmmm

    The reason why this question is void is very simple,
    Coloured people haven't had a system of governance that they controlled, outside of the manipulation of western governance... for at least 700 years. This is changing though.
    However, currently the systems of governance offered to them in today's world doesn't cater to coloured people. Coloured people currently alive today simply haven't experienced having POWER.
    And so they don't know what it means to be racist.
    A lot are prejudice though. Including myself from time to time.

    So when a Caucasian person hears that 100 coloured people were killed, it doesn't register cognitively because a racist mindset wants to keep power in order to keep their advantages and so, racists mindsets are in a never ending battle to maintain power.
    This DOES NOT MEAN THEY HATE... This has nothing to do with hate. It's business.
    This means killing anyone who endorses systems of governance whether religious of political, that differs from their own is considered a power threat and a danger to their existing benefits.

    However systems of governance are benefiting fewer and fewer Caucasians these days and so racism in my opinion is dying out and is temporarily being replaced with Prejudicism as we rediscover each other again.

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    • You are extremely wrong

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    • Also telling someone they're racist doesn't make them racist

    • you're a little girl who argues with her emotions. Grow up and try making sense once in awhile, it may help you in life. Guys like girls who have a personality and more than 6 words in her lexicon

  • Yea it's pretty safe to assume that police brutality happens in some cases, and any amount of it is too much.

    I personally know multiple people trained in law enforcement, including two cops. I know for a fact that training is often severely lacking in areas like racial sensitivity, and that cultures in law enforcement agencies can often harbor low-level racism.

    I don't think there's likely many cops out there who are hoping they get an excuse to shoot a black person just because of the color of their skin.

    Rather, I think there is a LOT of bias in the law enforcement system that can translate into some cops being more likely to pull a trigger in the heat of the moment, when they might not have pulled that trigger if the same moment hadn't involved a person of color.

    I think that's wrong, and I speak up about it and support the core message of the Black Lives Matter movement.

    I think there's lots of cops who don't shoot people or hurt them unnecessarily based on race. I just think a few is too many.

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  • It's a hard question to answer... IS it real? Yes, it happens. There are crooked cops... just as there are crooked politicians, crooked nurses and doctors, repairmen, agents, performers, cooks, news anchors, etc.

    But on the whole, I believe MOST of the cops out there are good people doing good things for the community. I think the news and social media tends to sensationalize things, or not show "the whole story."

    It's hard to give a fair answer to just a "yes/no" question. Is it a rampant problem? In my opinion? No.

    For every story where some cop has a pissy day and acts out towards someone too harshly, or every bad cop that has an anger issue (or those few who are racist), there are plenty of cops doing great things, with a lot of crap directed at them. There are situations where cops are dealing with drunk idiots screaming hateful crap at them just to provoke them, and they are cool as ice, and they don't always get noticed. And it's hard to quantify because we don't always see it (and some refuse to see it).

    I had a scary incident with a cop who was having a pissy day and had an attitude with me. Nearly broke my windshield. Looked like he was going to drag me out of my car at one point. I didn't complain (maybe I should have)... was he racist? Maybe. I think he was just having a crappy day. I don't just assume. And I didn't escalate things.

    I've had cops tell fibs, lie for convenience. I have some reasons to hate cops in general. But I believe most are doing the right thing, with hard situations that I know I wouldn't be able to take on with the same resolve.

    I've had friends give attitude to cops (people who just hate "the system") who have handled them masterfully and have tried whatever they could to de-escalate. I've had friends cry racism or bigotry when arrested or pulled over by cops of the same race, creed, income level (probably sexuality, too).

    We've had bad cops and alcoholic, violent cops in our family (at one time), and I've had friends who were great guys who are cops, (or wanted to be cops) who I would say would NEVER allow that garbage on "their watch." I gotta believe most cops are doing a great job and are trying to do the right thing.

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  • It is real, but it's not as pervasive as the media makes it out to be. And yes, it's often because the people had no idea how to deal with police. Sometimes it's senseless. But most times, it's because people simply won't comply with the police or treat them with respect.

    Black Lives Matter is trash. 20 innocent black people get shot per year by police. 2,000+ people are shot by black people per year. If they really cared about black lives, they would be rallying against black on black violence as the primary target. Fucking deer kill more innocent people than police, per year. Should we protest against deer? Or sharks or dogs or something. I forget which one it was.

    And oh yes. Police shoot *many* more people than that per year. But we're talking innocent people, not people who pull guns, knives, or get in shootouts.

    It's just instilled from the hatred and fear of police and the desire to "fight the power". But it doesn't stem from a desire to protect black lives.

    It was not a well thought out name, either. They basically co-founded "All Lives Matter" by being dumb. They should have made it something like "Police Brutality Must End" or some shit. That would have been more inclusive and allowed the movement to grow. i. e. It would be "We care about police doing bad things." Not, "We care about police doing bad things to black people. Fuck the innocent whities or Hispanics who get shot." That's basically what the name says.

    But here's the thing. They didn't want that. They wanted to copy MLKJ and have something to fight against. They wanna say, "Fuck you government." It ain't about lives. It's about a desire to say "Fuck da police." And I'm sure a lot of them want to feel like they are being moral and righteous. But they're not.

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  • I voted no to the poll itself. It's horribly structured...

    "Do you think media is leaving things out? " They cannot know everything; Therefore they must be leaving at least some things out. A better question would be "Do you believe that the main stream media habitually and knowingly omits information that would be unfavorable toward a narrative they are constructing (i. e. lying due to bias)?"

    "Do you think that people were not behaving and that's how all these cases came about. "
    Again, this should be punctuated with a question mark. Firstly this should be punctuated with a question mark. Secondly it's asking for belief in single causality or alternatively rejecting capability to any degree. A better question would be "Do you believe that in many cases there is something the victim could have done differently to avoid being shot (i. e. does the victim often bare some degree of responsibility in the outcome)?

    "Do you think that an officer really would shoot someone just because of their race? "
    As apposed to not really shooting someone? They shoot them or they do not. Also what someone would do is something we cannot know until they have done it. The better question here would be "Do you believe that when police shoot people, race is sometimes a consideration?"

    "What do you think about black lives matter? " That is not a question that can be fairly addressed with "yes" or "no". It's also an incredibly vague question. That could be entirely it's own subject.

    Why is this a yes or no poll? What if my answer is yes to the first question but no to the second and yes to the third? Why is this a poll at all and not just a discussion?

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  • "Is Police Brutality real?"
    Absolutely. If I were you, however, I would have phrased the question, "How prevalent do you think police brutality is?" It is very real, but the overwhelming majority of police are not brutal. The overwhelming majority of them are decent, honorable people. The way you phrased it, this question isn't worth much. It's like asking a botanist does he/she think five leaf clovers are real. All botanists would answer "yes," but this doesn't mean they think they're abundant. A follow up question would reveal they believe you'd have to go through millions of clovers to find so much as one with five leaves.

    "Do you think media is leaving things out?"
    Sometimes.

    "Do you think that people were not behaving and that's how all these cases came about?"
    Sometimes

    "Do you think that an officer really would shoot someone just because of their race?"
    Rarely. I believe very rarely

    "What do you think about black lives matter?"
    I think it's a movement born of the idea that police should never brutalize someone because they're black. I also think it's a movement with possible unintended and bad consequences

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  • I think the "brutality" that is being shown has a lot of information missing from the report that the news is showing. Officers will shoot somekmenifnthey appear to endanger the life of themselves or others. That's the point. The point is, almost all (not all) of the cases are skewed to look like the police were being racist when that's not the case. When you look at statistic reality for what race causes what amount of crime, there's a reason to be aware of certain groups. But that's not racist, that is just being realistic. They dont hate you for being that, they are just aware and suspicious, which everyone should be of each other anyway.

    Black lives matter has a good concept behind it, but like socialism, cannot be enacted properly. Humans ruin a lot of good ideas and this is no exception. It is run by emotions and not logic. They don't have any ideas on policies they want to enact to make life better, they just want to yell, scream, create violence, and terrorize people of other races (namely white people). It is essentially the same as if groups of white people or any other race were to claim they have been oppressed and just cause problems. Oh wait, that's ANTIFA.

    If you have any disagreements, I'm more than happy to explain my thoughts and talk it over in a calm manner.

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  • It's obviously real. There is video evidence of it (link below). Even if it only happens once a year, it still happens and it matters to the person it happens to.

    Media is probably leaving much out, but they can't cover everything.

    Yes. Sometimes it's the police that aren't behaving. Sometimes the suspect. But the problem is that sometimes it's the police (again, see below video where suspect gets two conflicting orders from police, and gets tased after picking one).

    Yeah, I think officers would shoot someone for their race. Given the culture of police, it's honestly difficult to imagine an officer who wouldn't if they knew they could get away with it.

    Black lives matter is a protest against police brutality disproportionately affecting black people. Nothing further or less.
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  • Yes police brutality is a real thing.. but they seem to get away with it all the time unless there are many witnesses to the crime and it in some cases cannot be over looked by the courts.. but when it is dismissed it is obvious that all the cops all banned together to say no this did not happen.. and of course when they do that the courts believe them after all they are the law.. and in most cases they are puppets for the governments and most times no matter what they do they are set free with no punishment at all... but if there are enough people that saw this crime

    And stick together it is hard for the courts not to see they did wrong.. and yes in some cases people get violent towards the police.. but still they do not in my view.. have that power to cross that brutality line and many of them do.. far far to many... this is only my view of it and no doubt it will not be excepted by everyone... but I have seen many cases where they do what they like because that badge and the power goes to their heads.. then all stick up for one another and get away with it.. have a great week.

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  • I wish I could tag the gentlemen in here but I’ve forgot his handle. I’ll take a look and post it in replies. Anyway, I got schooled a few weeks ago. I thought it was a resounding yes... for the way you phrased the question: It IS a resounding yes. A yes or no question doesn’t move the question any further than that though.

    Police brutality happens yes. One has to remember that the police, as individuals, are human. The overwhelming majority are some of the best humans on the planet. One bad egg per however many doesn’t mean they should all be painted with the same brush. ***Just for clarity, I’m not suggesting anyone here is, it’s just a caveat***. Secondly, I’m white so I have a privaliged point of view. I live in a rough area in England and I have seen active discrimination happen in front of me. To my friend in fact but certainly not me. Elon Musk and Joe Rogan just had a podcast that briefly touched on this issue. I would have to agree with their take which I have further diluted above. Please give me your take if you disagree. I’m going to go away now and research the stats we currently know about.

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  • Of course police brutality is real but not for the level the Press makes it out to be police brutality is in the minority I'm not saying that it never happens because police first and foremost are human beings so you will have ones who are very conscientious and honorable these are in the majority because of the screening process they have however there are those we don't care or who think they know better these are the ones because police brutality do black lives matter do you mean the cause or literally literally all lives matter the cause is a bunch of horseshit that the media is jumped on in order to keep and create racial disharmony they do this because it sells the first thing to the media ever asks on any crime is what is the racial angle. Most people you will ever meet have no hatred for any race or religion they just want to be left alone to live their lives peacefully then Here Comes The Press building stuff up it has no basis in fact yes there are racist in every group I'm sorry 1 race does not have the market cornered when it comes to a being assholes they're assholes of every race religion and Creed we have to quit listening to them and validating their idiotic and mind numbing rhetoric. Being white I can assure you nobody has ever hook me up give me a free ride taking a silver spoon out of my mouth just because I was white I have had to work and struggle for everything I've had sometimes I've lost it all and I got to work to gain it all back by the black man didn't take it from me nor did a Mexican an Asian a gay man or Jew come on people it is time to pull our Collective heads out of our asses and quit hating each other because it makes the media rich

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  • 1) Do you think media is leaving things out?

    All media is bias and TV media has become radically more sensational in the past 20 years. It’s basically just entertainment for a certain segment of the population at this point. They leave out details about a lot things and flat out lie about other things.

    2) Do you think that people were not behaving and that's how all these cases came about.

    I’m sure its a mix of different scenarios. Sometimes people are violent and they catch it in return. Other times you have bullies that became cops who are on a power trip doing heinous shit. You have to evaluate each case individually.

    3) Do you think that an officer really would shoot someone just because of their race?

    I’m sure some would. Police harassment/brutality happens to every race and each officer brings their own baggage/hatred/mental illness to the job. They are humans and humans have done all sorts of fucked up shit throughout human history.

    4) What do you think about black lives matter?

    It’s a racist collectivist group on par with the KKK.

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    • A racist collectivist group on par with the KKK?
      That's ridiculous. The KKK existed to terrorize and oppress innocent people.
      Black Lives Matters exists to promote social justice. It's object is not to abuse people.

    • You mean social justice like telling white people they need to go to the back if they want to be at one of their events? You're ridiculous... They are another hate group just like the clan. The clan has all sorts of fuzzy logic on why they need to hate the way they do as well.

  • the media tend to omit to a certain scale of the severity of brutality and violence from authorities and government officials as it would paint them in a bad light... also imagine what people would do if they saw something so bad people would rise up against them
    this is the way they censor information to limit how the public react to people who abuse it in positions of trust

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  • There are unfortunately some bad cops out there; however, most cases of people crying out police brutality are absolute nonsense. In many cases the cop didn't do anything and in others they had it coming which is why I say that most of the time the coo did nothing wrong.

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  • You know how new's reports 80 % Bad a not even close to 20 % good. That's how the police force is and I am not a cop don't even have any cop family member's but. So think about it before you react with hatred if your watching it on the news chances are its going to be bad. Why recorded the good it does not give ratings @ Hard Truths

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  • Of course it's real, but that doesn't mean that every single time you see police in riot gear it's an example of police brutality. Nor is every single takedown or police shooting an example of police brutality.

    This is like asking if corruption is real. Of course it is, but that doesn't mean anarchy and lawlessness is the answer to everything.

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  • Yes, police brutality is real. The Harvard study, which evaluated data voluntarily handed over by police departments, concluded that there was a disparity between how races were treated in police custody.

    The media wants viewers. They don't outright lie, but they spin information and jump to conclusions without having all the information. As long as they aren't flat out lying, that's allowed.

    In some cases, yes, although if somebody stole something the police officer does not have license to kill that person. If they are reaching for a cop's gun, that's on them.

    I don't think cops are hunting minority groups and seeking to kill. The occasional crazy nut might, but that wouldn't reflect in the overall statistics or explain the disparity in it of itself.

    I think they should denounce people committing horrible acts under their name. Aside from that, I don't have a problem with them.

    I don't know why the disparity exists. Maybe lack of training, a misperception of danger, so on and so forth. Cops should be trained to deal with more diverse situations and people and not shoot so quickly.

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  • 1. Yes, absolutely. There was a video floating around a while ago of a school resource officer slamming a female student into a desk and the media went nuts. Then the full video was released and it was shown that the female student was throwing desks and had physically attacked the officer with a desk. The media likes to imply that all cops are bad and they edit their footage to indicate that. If you want more examples I can provide them. As a CJ major and as I work in law enforcement... we deal with/study this all the time.

    2. Almost always the people were behaving incorrectly. Police don't go around seeking out people and attacking them. You have to be doing something wrong/suspicious in order for them to take an interest.

    3. I think that 99.99% of officers would not shoot someone because of their race. Institutionalized racism is a thing, though. I've been out of school for a few years now so I don't remember the exact phrases, but laws can be racist and cultures differ and most laws are written by white men so it's not surprising that other races break the laws. There's a WHOLE deal on black subculture and why they tend to commit the most crimes - I can dig up my old notes to elaborate if necessary.

    4. I believe black lives matter. I believe blue lives matter. I believe both sides have bad apples and due to the fact that the police have to enforce laws (that are written by white men) and black people tend to break the most laws... it creates friction between the two groups. I am not impressed with the BLM movement at the beginning (after Ferguson) when they were rioting and looting and committing crimes and sniping police officers... that accomplishes nothing in convincing everyone else that they are sane and deserve the benefit of the doubt. But they seem to have calmed down a bit so... now I'm good.

    So... there. There are my thoughts.

    Oh, and as for your initial question... yes, police brutality exists. A lot of what police do looks violent (hand to hand stuff looks very violent to the untrained eye) but in reality, it's not as violent as it seems. Police are trained to use just the appropriate level of force. Policing is reactionary, not preventative. We react to other other person's actions. The use of force continuum is a very valid thing. Police brutality occurs when the officer does not immediately back down once control is achieved. It absolutely happens. Continued in comments...

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    • Officers are taught to achieve control and immediately back down. When they remain at the level of force needed to gain control or further escalate, it's police brutality. So you're on a call and you fight the guy into restraints. He's actively combative. He's throwing punches and he's spitting and behaving with extreme aggression. You get him on the ground and cuff him. Next step is to assist him in sitting up so he maintains his airway, read him his rights, and get him in the patrol car. If you continue to hit him... that's brutality. It's unethical and wrong. There are videos of genuine police brutality as well that I can provide.

  • FYII I'm a black person.
    I don't believe that when cops shoot a black person their minds are saying "yep they are black and they deserve to die." It has to do more with history and how it takes more effort for a black person to be credible.
    I'm African and white privilege is real there. When a white person walks into a shop, they are smiled at more and even served quick. People can have the same job as another black person but they feel higher if their boss is white. People will hesitate to accuse a white person of crime because somehow it is not expected in their character.
    Though white privilege in america is not as bad as it is in Africa, there is a natural expectation of a black person being criminal and when a white person commits crime, their sad personal story that we can all empathise with is shared quickly.
    Black Lives Matter is not excluding all lives but rather speaking on equality while naming the problem being addressed. Same thing with feminism, it is not attacking men but rather addressing equality while naming the problem. Same with LGBTQI rights, it's not ignoring other sexual orientations, but rather addressing thte problem in context. BLM is not asking for all equal rights to be ignored but rather asking to be treated with the same privilege as everyone else. Black people are not the only victims of discrimination, but that shouldn't silence them on addressing problems.

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  • in all walks of life there are bound to be some form of trouble, yes the police have had to assert themselves when making an arrest, or if there is trouble outside or inside like a pub/club, its when the public gets up in arms, I believe in most countries the police are fine, in fact I have had a laugh with police all over the world, you joke with them and they with treat you with respect

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  • Search Romania - Piata Victoriei Bucharest

    480 people were beaten on the street , hurt or the police threw gas bombs at them , they brought fireman cars and wet people , people were shoot etc. I was there and nobody was violent but police because we wanted to change our guverment who doesn't give a f about us , we have high taxes , but the average salary is 400 euro that if you have finished highschool and have a degree. So yes. Its shitty. Because of that x most of us leave and live in other country because ours is controled by people who are hand in hand with "fishes" and drug dealers , even child organ dealers. There are so many issues here but we can't do anything. When we made a peaceful protest on the street , they called the police and so more. For example.. just because you are Gipsy (a ethnicity that cames from indian nomads that emigrate to the Europe ) you will be accused of bad things. And I'm not joking. You can get raped or killed even if the police is near because they dont care.

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  • Oh it’s real alright.. not all law enforcement does something despicable or unjustified, but there are some of them... another reason as to why they have been resorted to have those body cameras on and need to be turned on the job or at certain times necessary..

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  • for sure from experience, to live videos of cops shows that the police are REALLY harsh whether it be with their words or actions. The female cops are usually the harsher ones though, maybe to prove themselves or something? I don't know but the women police are definitely more strict and mean.

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  • No way, police is very nice to people, and kinda funny, have you seen Police Academy? No brutality at all :P

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    • You don't know how is it to live as a black man, and the most horrifying thing is how people view you. They expect you to be a gangster, killer, and everything

    • @Ghost285 oh please! Stop whining

  • Police brutality is very real. Media shows what it knows will rile the masses up. That doesn't make it any less real. In most of the cases, deadly force wasn't needed. In our world today I would totally believe an officer would shoot someone because of their race. BLM could've been something great. They lost it.

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  • While many activists will try to lump these incidents all together as police brutality, the truth is each situation needs to be reviewed individually. There are good cops out there just as there are noncompliant criminals.

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  • I don't care about the racial relations aspect to much... I DO know there's widespread proof that police brutality is on the rise regardless of race, sex, education, religion etc... it's out of hand

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  • It happens, believe it or not and it still does to this day.

    If it wasn’t real then nobody would talk about it online or even create the BLM movement lmao

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  • There are videos all over the internet showing how brutal they can be. However, there are videos showing how wonderful they are. I think it happens less than people think.

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  • Yes it is... not all officers are bad of course but they’re perceived to be that way. Also certain areas prone to crime and poverty already have a certain view on officers vice versa it’s not that simple...

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  • I think there are some bad cops out there, but far fewer than those media stories convey. Most cops are just like anyone else.

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  • I think they’d shoot someone cause they know they’ll get away with it. BLM is a the movement. Of course I support it.

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  • Yes, it's real. No, we don't leave things out. Yes, there is some evidence to support it from a statistical standpoint. No, it doesn't mean every instance is racially driven.

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  • There's definitely too much evidence to say it's not real but I do wonder, for every officer who fails in his duty I wonder how many there are who do it well? Like three good for every bad action/choice? Hopefully closer to 10. Given how polite and dedicated the officers are in my country it's hard to believe things could ever be as bad as they are in America. I think we can't start to understand the issue, until we have more context. There doesn't just need to be laws around this issue but a full investigation and total reform. Otherwise, it'll just continue to grow.

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  • For the most part no it's not or at least not where I am. There are more good cops than bad cops. Majority of cops are good but of course there is that small percentage or bad apples

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  • Yes! Way too many cops from right out of the military that do not know how to treat fellow citizens.

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  • Yes, it is very real. I've seen it firsthand and for absolutely no reason.

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