Officers have become more vigilant when it comes to stopping citizens and

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Officers have become more vigilant when it comes to stopping citizens and finding illegalitems and contraband. With the rise in how police are stopping people when they are searching for illegal substances, they are also trained that any situation could become violent (Crabbe-Field, 2016). While this may be true this can lead to officers having a heightened thought processwhen they are interacting with the public which might cause officers to act more aggressively. One common way that officers search for these items would be when they feel someone might have illegal substances is to stop the car and search the contents of it. While in these searches, normally the driver and the passengers, must sit on the sidewalk while the officers are in the car looking (Crabbe-Field, 2016). While these individuals are sitting on the sidewalk, those who are walking down that road or diving will look on to see what is going on. This can lead to the driverand passengers to have humiliation that was not justified. There have been numerous cases that are found after a search is conducted on a car there is a large amount that lead to nothing found, other than newfound embarrassment for the passengers within the said vehicle (Crabbe-Field, 2016). Another factor with this is that with the increase in the policing that has become normal
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[SHORTENED TITLE UP TO 50 CHARACTERS]4that people are hiding when they are using. After President Nixon put into place the war on drugsit has turned into the mold of punishment instead of treatment. This has led to many communities
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