March 4, 2016
Allow me to preface this with a small preamble in stating that, am not of the mind that all officers do harm to people. Such is not the case.
However, there are many who proceed rather askance when interacting with police officers, and one cannot blame them. This is naturally because one can literally find countless videos [on all forms of media] of police personnel carrying out brutal attacks when there was no reason too. There are myriad times in which peaceful protesters are treated like absolute criminals only for exercising their rights of free speech. Ironic, because they say we live in the land of the free, and yet exercising that right often gets one in more trouble than speeding, or many other infractions.
Moving forward, the militarization of police departments has been taking place for quite some time. For far more…
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