The police force is there to protection society, to uphold the law and protect citizens from different kinds of crime like sexual harassment, physical assault, etc. But what happens when the law-enforcer becomes the abuser? Almost daily, there are news reports of police brutality, and statistical data shows a steady rising graph of fatal encounters – 991 persons were shot and killed by the police 2015, up to 963 in 2016, and 987 in 2017.
This infographic highlights disturbing statistics of police brutality, and their attitude and perceptions on the growing distrust between common citizens and police.
Infographic by – Accelerated Degree