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The Impact of Police Brutality on the Mental Health of Nigerian Citizens

  Police brutality has been a major problem across the world for generations. It can have devastating effects on the people who experience it and those who witness it, particularly when it is persistent in a particular area. In Nigeria, police brutality has been a pervasive issue for many years and its effects on mental health are particularly severe. Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, has been grappling with a long-standing issue of police brutality.  Incidents of excessive force, harassment, and extortion by the Nigerian police force have left a profound impact on the mental health of its citizens. This article aims to explore the multifaceted consequences of police brutality on the psychological well-being of Nigerians. By shedding light on the experiences of victims and the broader societal implications, we can better understand the urgent need for reform and support for those affected.  In Nigeria, the police are charged with protecting and serving the citizens, yet man

Cop demonstrates NOT KILLING a man attempting ‘Suicide by Cop'

According to new research on police murders in 2021 conducted by the people at, the majority of police killings occur in response to calls where no crime occurred or when the person is accused of committing a non-violent infraction. "The majority of deaths occurred as a result of police reacting to non-violent acts or circumstances in which no crime was registered," the study adds. Police have repeatedly shown their inability to deal with mental health concerns. Since 2015, police in the United States has murdered over 1,400 persons who were suffering from a mental health crisis. Many of these individuals had never been charged with a crime prior to police arrival. Fortunately, a video released this week by Cook County demonstrates that the training is having an effect. The manner in which police interfered in the video below was so professional and successful that the subject of the film — a police officer attempting suicide — actually requested that