The Protesters confront police in riot gear as they react to the verdict in the Sean Bell case outside the 103rd Precinct in the neighborhood of Jamaica Friday, April 25, 2008 in the Queens borough of New York. Three detectives were acquitted of all charges Friday in the 50-shot killing of an unarmed groom-to-be on his wedding day, a case that put the NYPD at the center of another dispute involving allegations of excessive firepower. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
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Do police use excessive force on citizens?
Are there situations where law enforcement officials aggressively initiated excessive force from the start of a confrontation, without any prior provocation from the person(s) who is being abused? You may attach photographs/pictures, videos, movies, or web links to prove or disapprove your argument.
Do citizens promote, aggravate, perpetuate, or purposefully cause police confrontations? You may attach photographs/pictures, videos, movies, or web links to prove or disapprove your argument.
Do citizens use excessive abuse or force against law enforcement officials?
Do citizens abuse police officers?
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