Do you support the Police? Why is the media pushing false narratives of them being an oppressive killing force? Aren’t they endangering the officers?

I do support the Police. The job they do is incredible. Upon entering the service, they volunteer to put their lives on the line for the safety of their communities. This is an incredible unwavering act of courage and selflessness. They are fighting for a cause greater than themselves and yet they only receive an average salary in return. The importance of their work does not match their level of pay in my opinion because no amount in money will ever be equal to the value of the human lives they are protecting, and yet despite all this, the media encourages a hatred for those that protect us most. They want us to believe that Police are an oppressive power hungry killing force targetting civilians when they are statistically subjected to more violence from civilians themselves. According to this study, https://nleomf.org/facts-figures/law-enforcement-facts there were 58,866 assaults on Police in 2018. Compare this with the 992 people they murdered the same year, of which only 3% were unarmed and not fleeing the scene. https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/national/police-shootings-2018/ . So despite the 58,886 unjust assaults on Police, they only committed 25 proven unjustified murders themselves amongst a force of 800,000 officers. And the argument of Police “getting away with murder” is also weak when only one wore a body camera. Furthermore according to a separate study, more Police were killed unjustly than civilians, numbering at 48 officers feloniously killed and 41 accidently killed. https://www.fbi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/fbi-releases-2019-statistics-on-law-enforcement-officers-killed-in-the-line-of-duty This speaks magnitudes to the integrity and experience of the officers themselves. Especially considering the officers were able to perform over 10 million arrests that same year, many of which had to have been on armed suspects. https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2018/crime-in-the-u.s.-2018/topic-pages/persons-arrested
Do you support the Police? Why is the media pushing false narratives of them being an oppressive killing force? Aren’t they endangering the officers?
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