...Amadou Diallo. Both cases received national coverage, as both men were unarmed, but, due to profiling, were shot 50 and 41 times, respectively. Scenarios like... Running Head: Police Brutality Individual and Group Ethics of Police Brutality This essay is designed to show that while most police departments, and officers, are ethical, there is some disparity between what officers believe is moral behavior, and what immoral behaviors they would report if they witnessed a fellow officer performing it. There are some crimes that a high number of officers would report, if observed, but, unfortunately, police brutality is not at the top of the list.
Since the 1991 taping, and subsequent worldwide viewing, of t...