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 unlawful arrest often entails; harassment, money extortion, violence, and even murder sometimes. 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. The police forces will continue to flaunt in harassing and illegally arresting people if both citizenry and government do nothing about it. Yes, police brutality has already caused dangerous consequences to the society, but there is still hope to restore the trust if people become active against it. The following information will bring to light some of the key measures needed to stop police’ coercive arrest.
It would be wrong to perceive that justice can easily be attained in the country with just one man’s efforts. But goals will be achieved if multitudes of people stand and fight together. In every society people are willing and sensitive when it comes to fighting injustice and things like police brutality. And you can be confident that police brutality is loathed by every single citizen. Therefore, the moment one can stand sensitizing others against it, one will succeed. All the exemplary societies have had the dark side of their histories, but through the unification of citizenry they have shaped a different society that values everyone. So, you need to start sensitizing a few people so that they sensitize more people until you will win the entire society.
Thanks to your effort, you have a significant number of people with you in this movement, but then you need to learn about how your voices will be heard further. You will reach to those you could not reach to if you work with media in this movement. Through radio and the internet, your movement will be saluted in the country and beyond its borders. It essential, therefore, to invite the media people whenever you will be taking this venture.
Remember all this is to make peace but not to hate the police. In building peace, all concerned parties have to be present to the table of discussion. That is what it takes to be a peacemaker. Both to the police leadership and to different government justice institutions, the police brutality question has to be addressed without involving violence. The aim should be to promote justice such that the policemen who have abused their power be punished according to the law by the administration. Not forgetting they have victims of police brutality are affected. The administration, therefore, must provide forfeiture to the culprit in addition to compensation to the victims.