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History 202

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Nicole Mckinney

on 28 July 2015

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Transcript of History 202

Demographics & Community
Misuse of Power
Know Your Rights
"You can jail a revolutionary, but you can't jail the revolution. You can murder the liberator but you can't murder liberation"
-Fred Hampton
First & Fourth Amendment

1) Keep Private Items Out of View
2) Be Courteous & Non-Confrontational
3) Say No to Search Requests
4) Determine if You Can Leave
5) Remain Silent and Ask for an Attorney
6) Do Not Try to Bargain
7) Do Not Physically Resist
8) Where to Go For More Help
Terry V. Ohio (1968)
8 out of 10 New Yorkers have been stopped more then once in their lifetime
44% reported being stopped at least nine times in their lifetime
Some reported more then 20 stops
Blacks/Hispanics make up 90% of stops
Rate of guns actually found: 0.2%, stop increase rate: 600%
No research has yet proven the effectiveness of stop and frisk
Topic: Police Brutality
History 202
Protect & Serve
Separation & Division
Law Enforcement:

“law enforcement is the term to describe the individuals and agencies responsible for enforcing laws and maintaining public order and public safety.”

A History of Force
Carly, Antonio, Liz, Nicole & Gaby
Opening Argument
There is a prevalent police
culture in our nation's justice system,
which creates and promotes
a disconnect between the
members of a community and those
who are sworn to protect it.
This disconnect creates animosity
between police and citizens reinforces
racism and results in
unnecessary violence.
Opening Argument
Protect & Serve
Demographics & Community
Know Your Rights
Misuse of Power
Separation & Division
Closing Remarks
Closing Remarks
Rodney King's brutal attack was caught on video
"I was just minding my own business. Every time you see me you want to mess with me. I'm tired of it. It stops today."
- Eric Garner
Police Culture
1.Brother Hood
2.Code of Silence (Blue Wall of Silence)
Police Culture is built on these fundamentals.
While its is evident that not every Police officer is a bad one
The overwhelming evidence proves that the bad outweighs the good
Top 5 states with the most misconduct
1. Louisiana: 1777.38

2. Montana: 1741.57

3. Mississippi: 1735.28

4. West Virginia: 1726.12

5. Oklahoma: 1623.05

3/5 of these states are Southern States

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