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    •Has the Rodney King incident increased police and law enforcement accountability? How? What other incidents over the years have contributed to police and law enforcement accountability? What other law enforcement reforms did the Rodney King incident pave the way for?

    •Does the presence of a police supervisor at an incident such as the Rodney King arrest increase the civil liability of a police or law enforcement agency? How? How is civil liability today different from what it was during the Rodney King incident?

    Was the Rodney King incident a singular event, or was the incident part of an evolution of failing policing and law enforcement policies? According to you, what was the most significant weakness in the policing system that might have led to the acts of brutality committed by the police officers against Rodney King?

    •What are the factors the lead the police to use brutal force against criminals under their charge? Do you think it has more to do with authority and bravery or has it more to do with wanting to punish the criminal or suspect for the offenses they've committed (actually or allegedly)? In other words, what aspects of police subculture cause them to commit brutal acts against criminals or suspects?

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    •Has the Rodney King incident increased police and law enforcement accountability? How? What other incidents over the years have contributed to police and law enforcement accountability? What other law enforcement reforms did the Rodney King incident pave the way for?

    No, the Rampart Scandal that occurred in Los Angeles proves that police didn't really change after the Rodney King incident. This scandal witnessed police murdering suspects, beating suspects, and planting evidence on suspects. It was even worse than the Rodney King incident as it involved an entire unit of officers whose sole objective was to rob and setup suspects.

    •Does the presence of a police ...

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    The expert determines if Rodney King accidents increase police and law enforcement accountability.

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