It’s about time to talk about how police brutality got to this point. It was a gradual process. I’m here to offer a historian’s perspective on these issues, because it is a long and tortuous path from early policing to the heavily militarized police we have today. Interestingly enough, a lot of that beginning has to do with demilitarization, and for the last half century, that hard line between policing and domestic usage of the Army has steadily eroded away
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Wiki: Police brutality or police violence is legally defined as a civil rights violation where officers exercise undue or excessive force against a subject. This includes, but is not limited to, bullying, physical or verbal harassment, physical or mental injury, property damage, and death.[1] In some countries, “the color of law” protects officers from ambiguous situations


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