Frequently Asked Questions

Are you a victim of police brutality looking for legal guidance? Police Brutality Center can help connect you to a civil rights lawyer to help you pursue justice.

Who are we?

Police Brutality Center exists to bring awareness to the growing epidemic of police brutality, racial profiling, and excessive force. If we can help save one more life or avoid the severe injury of one more innocent person, our mission will be successful. We believe that the tools and content provided within can support those who have experienced trauma at the hands of police and prevent future interactions from turning violent or deadly.

What Does Defund the Police Mean?

The brutal police killings of Michael Brown of Ferguson, Missouri, and Freddie Gray of Baltimore triggered a movement led by Black Lives Matter that brought systemic racism back to the forefront of American consciousness.

What is Police Reform?

Police reform is a critical topic in the U.S. that evokes strong emotions. In the wake of George Floyd and other high-profile killings by law enforcement officers, police reform has become a much-debated issue.

What is a Welfare Check?

Have you been wondering, “What is a welfare check?” Police Brutality Center explores the risks associated with welfare checks.

What is Police Misconduct?

Police misconduct not only affects a victim’s freedom and rights, but it also fosters mistrust towards law enforcement.

Can You Record the Police?

The First Amendment protects your right to record police engaged in official duties.

What is Racial Profiling?

Racial profiling, also called ethnic profiling, is a discriminatory practice by law enforcement officials.