Ways to Denounce Police Harassment
People are acquainted with police harassment and brutality stories reported in newspapers, internet websites, TV and in other types of media. The police brutality most of the time never goes alone without, looting, blackmailing, threats, and even homicide cases. As a result of police brutality, people will tend to create their own defense, which will give birth to social strife and hence government loses its authority. Police forces will never mistake about using excessive power against civilians if the government and justice institutions do not stand to stop it. But if right measures are taken, this problem can be brought to its end, and people will trust again their police service again. The following information will bring to light some of the key measures needed to stop police’ coercive arrest.
One should not think that fighting any injustice in society requires just one person. Any venture will be accomplished if the majority of the population gives its support towards it. Many people hate wrong and abusive police behaviors, and all those who hate them will be on your side if you stand for what they hate. Wherever people have experienced police harassment, you can be certain that they detest it. Since police brutality has come to every citizen’s attention, then you have their support if you advocate for them. Through the unification of people peace and justice are made possible in many nations of the world. Thus, if you manage to convince a few people to stand with you, with the right strategies, the number of supporters will keep on growing.
If you consider working with the media, so many people will know about your exercise and hence do the same in their regions. You will reach to those you could not reach to if you work with media in this movement. Very quickly news will be spread across the country and even beyond borders. So, in meetings and demonstrations when denouncing police brutality, remember to invite both local and international media groups and have interviews with them.
Remember all this is to make peace but not to hate the police. If one part of the society is causing trouble, it does not have to be excluded but invited in discussion aiming peace. That is what it takes to be a peacemaker. Activists therefore, have to denounce police brutality but still seek to address this problem with the government and the head department of the police. In responding to this movement, the government must punish police personnel who have abused their authorities by bringing them to justice. Not forgetting they have victims of police brutality are affected. The government must fully compensate every victim accordingly and provide forfeiture to the culprits.