Why Have We Normalized Police Humiliating Suspected Criminals

A new trend of police departments and sheriff’s across the US has been to post photos of wanted individuals, often in humiliating, sarcastic meme-like fashion.

The increased frequency of publishing pictures of suspected criminals and police officials posting them on their social media has been championed by some, simply entertained others, but for a significant audience feels incredibly uncomfortable, exploitative and unnecessarily cruel.

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Actor, Filmmaker, LGBTQ+ & Women’s Rights Activist All work copyright phaylens@gmail.com

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