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1 Police Brutality By: Adam Rothstein

2 Why do officers use police brutality? Work many hours over time Get stressed out by the amount of crime Against many minorities (Rodney King)

3 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

4 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.

5 Weapons! Batons Pepper Spray hand cuffs Tazer Gun K-9 dog Handgun Pistols (NYC) Rifles (9/11) Most dangerous themselves!

6 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

7 The End…STOP POLICE BRUTALITY!


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