5 recent examples of police brutality
Most of America saw its first image of police brutality when Rodney King was beaten with excessive force by Los Angeles police officers following a high-speed car chase on March 3, 1991. If it were not for the video footage taken by an honest citizen and the pictures taken after the assault, many would never have realized the extent of police brutality across America. Now with the recent actions of Christopher Doner, allegations of police misconduct and brutality are again in the news. The following are five recent images of individuals who have had the misfortune to suffer violent beatings at the hands of police.