Crime: Police Brutality and Conclusion A. Police

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Ethnicity and the Police Part I: Outline
Eileen Garcia
CJA/344 Cultural Diversity in Criminal Justice
June 17, 2013

Police corruption and citizen complaints relative to ethnicity I. Introduction A. Police corruption
Police corruption has become an international problem. This was initially a common practice during the period when the police institutions were being developed but the effect has been felt by many people, even affecting peacekeeping operations. The police abuse and corruption has become endemic in the U.S making many citizens seek help from other organization. An example of such a case was experienced in the police training program in Afghanistan were the civilians were brutally abused forcing
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The ruling out was a violation of the sixth amendment but the court never considered the appeal. C. Citizen Complaints against the police 1. African American civil rights groups
There are a number of groups that are raising concern over the manner in which the police are handling the civilians. This has especially affected the minority communities which are affected most by the brutality of police officers and the corruption acts that the carry out. To counter this, there are a number of African American civil rights groups that are working on the cases involving police officers. Reducing the complains of the citizens against the police officers can only be achieved if the cases involving the police officers are sorted out in a just manner. Many police members have become drug dealers, gang bangers and even collar crimes, provided that it is an opportunity that presents more money to them. The civil rights groups are trying to curb such activities and redeem the police image to the general public. C. Controlling Police Officer Behavior in the Field
The manner in which the police behave in the field has to be controlled; if at all the criminal levels that have resulted from the acts of the police officers will be reduced. This will not be an easy task however, considering that the police are part of the government and civilians have some fear dealing with them. There are a number of ways in which the police behavior can eb


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