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The biggest issue I can see regarding Law Enforcement is that there is a double standard regarding accountability. Citizens who have their civil rights violated, are harassed or abused have very little means at there disposal to hold those officers accountable and get justice. The police have all the power and we the people have little to none.
The police hold back information from the public and resist any oversight from civilians. They expect us to trust them implicitly but they do not trust us.
I for one do not trust the police. Their outright refusal to question their own actions and discipline those within their own ranks is a serious problem. For the record I am an educated white professional with no criminal history. I can only imagine how people of color must feel towards police.
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