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Horrific Police Brutality

Horrific Police Brutality

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

1.) Jasmine Darwin

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Jasmine Darwin, a student at Rolesville High School, was trying to break up a fight between her sister and another student when and on-campus police officer body-slammed her to the ground. She lay motionless on the ground, possible concussed, when the officer pulled her back to her feet and made her walk away.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

2.) Christopher Sean Harris

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Christopher Sean Harris was walking outside of a movie theater when a police officer mistook him for a suspect. The officer charged onto Harris and slammed him onto the exterior wall of the cinema, causing damage to his spine and leaving him severely brain damaged. He was confined to a bed for the remaining 6 years of his life due to the incident.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

3.) Robert Davis

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Robert Davis was merely checking on his family home during Hurrican Katrina when police officers accused him of public intoxication. He was repeatedly punched on the head and was left a b***** mess on the ground.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

4.) Sebastian Prevot

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Sebastian Prevot was on his way home when he noticed that a cop car was tailing him. Fearing for his safety, he made sure to drive home immediately, but was surprised when 10 cop cars surrounded him. Upon exiting the vehicle, numerous cops physically attacked him– despite the fact that all he did was drive home safely.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

5.) Rodney King

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Rodney King’s case is probably one of the most infamous incedents of police brutality in the US. While he did have a few drinks, Rodney was terrified that the cops would arrest him for driving while intoxicated. However, his blood alcohol level were still within legal limits. When he got out of the car, he was beaten, kicked, and manhandled by the police officers– all of which were caught onto video and inspired the 1992 Los Angeles riots.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

6.) Angela Garbarino

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Angela Garbarino was arguing with an officer to let her make a phone call to let her family know where she was. The officer refused and pulled her back to the room before handcuffing her. Some parts of the video only had audio on them, but by the end of it, Angela could be seen lying on the floor, in a pool of her own blood.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

7.) Dymond Milburn

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Dymond Wilburn’s mother asked her to flip a circuit breaker outside their home one morning when cops pulled up in front of their house. They accused the 12-year old girl of being a prostitute and proceeded to grab her. Dymond held onto a tree and yelled for her dad, during which, an officer attempted to cover her mouth and beat her head with a flashlight. A few days after the incident, she was arrested during her classes for resisting arrest and assaulting a public servant. (Seriously? A 12-year old girl?)

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

8.) Frank Jude Jr.

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Frank Jude Jr. was leaving a party when a group of off-duty Milwaukee police officers accused him and a friend of stealing one of their wallets (which contained a police badge) The group repeatedly punched and kicked Jude, with one of them even stabbing him in the ears with a pen.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

9.) Kathryn Johnston

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Kathryn Johnston was a 92-year old grandmother from Atlanta when cops burst into her home during a drug raid. As an act of self defense, she fired at them with her old revolver, but the cops retaliated and fired 39 rounds at her. They then struck her and handcuffed her as she laid on her floor dying. To justify what they did, they planted three bags of marijuana at the grandmother’s home, but eventually told the truth when brought in front of a jury.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

10.) Abner Louima

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Abner Louima is a Haitian immigrant who was forcefully sodomized and tortured by NYPD cop, Justin Volpe inside the restroom of the 70th Precinct station house in Brooklyn. Volpe assumed that Louima punched him in the head during the scuffle, but also told the truth about wanting to humiliate the victim regardless of the circumstances.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

11.) Alberta Spruill

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Alberta Spruill was a 57-year old city worker who was thought to have a large arsenal of guns, drugs, and vicious dogs inside her Harlem apartment. They flash bombed her house and searched through it, not finding anything. However, the cops still handcuffed her and she informed them that she had a heart condition. It took them an hour and a half to send her to a hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

12.) Gregory Gunn

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Gregory Gunn was walking home late at night when an officer approached him. Instead of stopping, Gregory ran away from the officer, who proceeded to tase him three times, beat him with a baton, and fire 7 rounds (5 of which hit the victim). Gregory was only a few houses away from his home when he was killed.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

13.) Amadou Diallo

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Amadou Diallo was an immigrant from Ghana who was running his own business in New York when four NYPD cops apprehended him for fitting the description of a serial rapist. He ran away from them and when he thought he was safe, the cops fired a total of 41 guns, killing Amadou.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

14.) Jermaine Darden

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Fort Worth cops raided Jermaine Darden’s home while he was asleep, thinking that he had cocaine in the house. They ordered him to lay on his stomach on the ground, which Darden refused to do because he was asthmatic and he couldn’t breathe in that position. The officers tased him multiple times and stopped breathing.

Police brutality doesn’t begin and end with someone dying. It begins when a cop uses excessive force or lays a hand on a suspect or civilian with no reasonable explanation, and sometimes, while nobody may have died, police brutality not only leaves physical scars, but also trauma and other irreparable psychological damages. There have been numerous cases of police brutality from the past (heck, even up until now, it’s no longer a surprising occurence) but these 15 cases stood out with how horrific they truly are.

15.) Megan Graham

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Megan Graham is a hearing-impaired woman who failed to understand an officer’s orders for her to return to her vehicle. When she didn’t respond to his command, he grappled with her and punched her multiple times in the head while she was frantically calling 911 for help.

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