Police Brutality, Misconduct, and Police Shootings in 2016

Corruption, Injustice, Police Brutality, Race and Ethnicity

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2016 was a bad year for police brutality, misconduct, and police killings in the U.S. The Washington Post reports that over 950 people were shot and killed by police last year, but Cop Crisis reports over 1100 and also says less than 1% of those cops were indicted for their crimes.

When looking at this police brutality epidemic, we also need to consider the fact that UN experts are extremely concerned about the issue.

It is getting so bad that it was even called out by a federal judge in the courtroom.

To help raise awareness of this ongoing issue, we have compiled a list of some of the top police brutality or clear misconduct cases from 2016.  Check out the list below and share with others, especially with those that might not know about or might deny the problem.

 

No Charges for Cops Who ‘Accidentally’ Fired 107 Bullets at an Innocent Mom and Daughter

Cops Slam Unarmed Woman On The Pavement, Killing Her In Front of Family

Police Shoot Man For Recording Them With Phone, Claim They Feared For Their Lives

NYPD Cop Kills Off-Duty Cop, Claiming He ‘Thought He Was a Criminal’

Police Shot 12-Year-Old Girl To Death While Evicting Her Family From Their Home

No Punishment For Michigan Cops Who Beat Innocent UNARMED Black Teen Until He Was Brain Damaged

Police Shooting of UNARMED Man Recorded LIVE On Facebook During Traffic Stop

Video Clearly Shows Unarmed Man Pleading With Arms Raised Before Getting Shot by Police

Cop Shoots Teen In the Back SEVEN TIMES Because He ‘Thought He Had Marijuana’

Graphic New Video Surfaces Showing Police Execute Alton Sterling as they Held His Arms Down

Vicious Police Brutality of Morton County Sheriff’s Deputies At Standing Rock

People in authority positions need to accept that this is a problem that needs to be addressed. We cannot continue to let police beat and kill people and not even be charged for their crimes.

(Article by Jeremiah Jones)

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