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Police Brutality By: Adam Rothstein
Why do officers use police brutality? Work many hours over time Get stressed out by the amount of crime Against many minorities (Rodney King)
Racism Blacks (say sometimes they have to watch out for police rather than watch for them) Rodney King was a man who was brutaly beaten by police officers, but luckily lived, still is a case Racial profiling occurs in large Largest reason for police brutality cities
Main Cities Where police brutality occurs Atlanta Boston Chicago Detroit Indianapolis Los Angeles (Rodney King) Minneapolis New Orleans New York Philadelphia Portland Providence San Francisco Washington D.C.
Weapons! Batons Pepper Spray hand cuffs Tazer Gun K-9 dog Handgun Pistols (NYC) Rifles (9/11) Most dangerous themselves!
Rodney King Beaten by L.A. officers Chased for 8 miles Surrounded in a circle Shot by a tazer Beaten by baton in the head 19 seconds Has changed Los Angeles and the LAPD Caused L.A. riots