The Intel Hub
By Michelle Jones
February 23, 2012
Use of excessive force by police officers in America is not anything new. Over the last 5 years there has been a steady rise in reports being filed by citizens claiming that their local police used excessive force in their cases.
Despite the high profile these cases receive on Youtube and other media sources, this trend continues to rise. With little repercussions from their actions, police officers are taking bold and aggressive measures everyday.
A new trend however has citizen cop watch groups concerned. Excessive force by bullet seems to be on the rise. Watch groups are noticing more and more officers using deadly force on unarmed citizens and in some cases on citizens who have not even comitted a crime. More: http://theintelhub.com/2012/02/23/police-use-of-excessive-force-by-bullet-on-the-rise-throughout-the-country/