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Americans march against police brutality

Published time: October 30, 2010 11:19
Edited time: October 30, 2010 11:19

Every year on October 22 individuals march in opposition to police brutality, hoping to bring the issue to the forefront of public awareness. It’s an issue many involved in the march feel is overlooked.

Many demonstrators believe police brutality is on the rise in America, possibly reaching epidemic proportions.

The group was made up of people who have lost friends, family members and other loved ones to alleged police brutality. However, stories in the US media about police brutality cases are rare.

Many on looking NYC police officers reminded the marchers that when they are the victims of violence and crime, the police are there to protect them.

Cases often go unreported. However, reported cases involving police brutality allegations can cost local police departments millions in settlements.

Comments (1)

 

mergon 02.07.2014 14:13

America went wrong when its government went corporate and bailed out the banks with public money
The police have been turned into para military units , Blackstone is a merc para military unit they are so big no one dares touch them it looks like the domestic police have taken a leaf out of their violent book ,
America land of the not so free and the home of a grave !

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