Police Corruption- Ironic Violations of “Just Conduct”

Police Corruption-   Ironic Violations of “Just Conduct”
Police brutality is a form of police misconduct that is present in governments around the world (most likely every government in history) and is a violation of the Social Contract between government and society, making the principles of justice impossible to maintain.   Any situation in which a cop uses unnecessary excessive force towards a person is a human rights violation.   According to the legal definition of police brutality, minimum force should be used by an officer to legitimately find justice when taking action against illegal activities (Police Brutality Law and Legal).   Police misconduct violates the Fifth and Fourteenth amendment of the United States Constitution, which focus on police brutality regarding an officer’s choice of action towards enforcement of justice.   The most common acts of police brutality include cases of “false arrest, intimidation, racial profiling, political repression, surveillance abuse, sexual abuse, and police corruption” (Police Brutality).   Officers are armed with many different types of protection for situations where physical action must be taken (including nerve gas, pepper spray, guns, batons, and pain holds), but there are too many cases where these weapons are used and a less violent course of action should have been taken.   With its infinitely long history that has an unknown date of origin, cases like this have been reported as far back as the ancient city of Rome (Historical Causes).
“The policing was mainly done by the soldiers who had to keep order within the city. When a growing community which was foreign to that of the major community, what was enticed was the idea that control and authority was being seriously challenged. And in order to keep control, authority, and the peace... the Romans would often brutalize the Christians because they were the minority group of non conformists.”
Though the course of action by law enforcement in ancient Rome...