This is Totally Wrong. Thisman was shot 46 times in Saginaw, Mi. Could n't they had shot him ONCE. In the leg or arm. Why 46 times. Over Kill of a Black-Mental Distrub Man. Where were the Stun Gun ? Taser Guns? Bean-Bag Shotgun ? It is un-real that in "America" the Police can Kill a Man In "PUBLIC" and get away with it. SAGINAW, MICHIGAN YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED
It is important because if left unchecked or no consequences exist for poor judgement/behavior, that behavior will continue. It is also apparent that these acts of brutality occur disproportionate in terms of race.
We need to stop this unjust way the police departments in the United States are handling situation that could be handled in a different manner and not saying in some situation the present of using their fire maybe necessary, but not this case and several other cases around the country.
I think police academy should be a 4-year program, such as a bachelor's in Law enforcement. Police work is becoming more complex and dangerous and police need to respond to that challenge by better training, such as cultural sensitivity, and better methods to weed out bad apples in their departments.
It is utterly disgusting that any police force can get away with something like that and be cleared of all charges. They out numbered that guy 6:1. They had tasers available. He was known with them for several years posing no serious threat to them. There is only one way something like this can be described. ABUSE of authority.
The police have become their own gang. They are exempt from the laws that citizens must follow. They are excused for wrong doings when they took an OATH to not do wrong. If this is able to continue, then black people have no protection. Then the U.S. Law does not pertain to us. Then we are not citizens. That means we are still at war and still fighting for our freedom. It means our government officials are liars. We are not safe in America!!! What country is going to come and get our Saddam Huseins? Who saves us from our own Bin Ladens?