How Did Police Violence In The U.S. Get This Bad?

Are U.S. Police Too Militarized? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MciowYcyFCU
When Are The Police Allowed To Kill? <a href=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT20GqluDaM” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT20GqluDaM
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The recent fatal shootings of black men by police officers has put police brutality in the spotlight. Have the police become more violent?

Learn More:
The Economist: How America’s police became so heavily armed
http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2015/05/economist-explains-22

CNN: Obama will restrict grenade launchers, military equipment from local police
http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/18/politics/bayonets-police-white-house/

New York Times: Long Taught to Use Force, Police Warily Learn to De-escalate
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/28/us/long-taught-to-use-force-police-warily-learn-to-de-escalate.html

Washington Post: U.S. cities pay out millions to settle police lawsuits
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-watch/wp/2014/10/01/u-s-cities-pay-out-millions-to-settle-police-lawsuits/

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