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The police exist to protect the public from harm, abuse, murder and infringement of personal rights. They are here to sustain those persons who have committed a crime against the laws of the land. Basically, the duty as a police officer is to protect the good from the bad. Ironically, however, in many cases this is not true; sometimes the police will play the role of the bad man. In one recent case, police officers were convicted of over-excessive use of force on an African American man named Rodney King. Twenty-three police officers were captured on home video, thrashing Rodney King with their clubs continuously. Now was this action taken by the police officers morally, effectively, and legally accepted? After interviewing several colleagues, it became evident that many people view this incident as a case of police brutality. Therefore, morally, the police
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