Was Michael Jackson a Victim of police brutality?
No, he was not
Yes and no. In the lyrics of his song "They Don't Care About Us," he refers to being a victim of police brutality-- he has explained that when he was arrested and accused of child molestation, the police handled him roughly and dislocated his shoulder during the arrest; they also treated him like they believed he was guilty. But for the most part, the police protected him over the years, and he seemed to get along with them -- he was a big celebrity and a popular star, and it does not seem that his relationship with law enforcement was always adversarial.
The arguments against police brutality are generally of three types. 1) The police job is to enforce the law and bring the perpetrator to justice...not to assume guilt or innocence. 2) The police look bad when they use police brutality. If is a poor role model for behavior. People can think, well..if the police can beat people up, why can't I? 3) Most important it sends a terrible message to others about the credibility (believability)…
This is a very old problem; even in the Roman Empire, the question was famously asked, who guards the guardians? Since it is the police who enforce the laws, it is the police who have to arrest other police officers in the event of police brutality, and quite often, the police stick together. Police don't like to arrest their fellow police.
A bruise is not enough to claim police brutality or to tell you if this even was. If a parent were to catch a falling child and the child received a bruise would that be child abuse? Of course not! So from the information you provide there is no way to know if this is in face police brutality. I highly doubt that it is.
In order to carry out the duties and responsibilities assigned to them, police are granted powers beyond what ordinary citizens are allowed to do. To ensure that they do not abuse their powers in ways that would harm citizens (the people giving them their powers), certain rules are in place; guidelines as to how police may make use of their powers. Police brutality is one example of a willful violation of such rules, and is…
Many many factors go into a case of police brutality, A.) did police ,@ anytime during the arrest process use force that could be considered unnecessary or excessive? B.) Did you the arrested do everything told to you by the arresting officer? C.) did the arresting officer read you your Miranda rights?
File a complaint with the agency whose officer(s) 'brutalized" you. If your complaint is legitimate they will investigate. If they are are not responsive, contact your local prosecutors office to look into it, or hire a private attorney to file suit for you. And if the above fails; what next?? Any avenue of recourse?