Did you know some police officers abuse, falsely accuse and murder innocent people and get away with it. Everyday people of color get pulled over for no reason because they might “fit the description.” These moments can often lead to fights, wrongful arrests or sometimes unfortunately even deaths.
It confirms most of what many people think. It says the police “push around” black people more than they push around white people. Pushing around includes handcuffing, shoving people to the ground, drawing a weapon, using pepper spray and using a baton. Police are 20% more likely to push blacks around than whites during encounters.(Bui & Cox)