the remarks the author provides a convincing reason against police brutality by

The remarks the author provides a convincing reason

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the remarks, the author provides a convincing reason against police brutality by pointing out that it is normal young people to be involved in violence. As adults, it is thus normal to mediate so as to help in the resolution of the problem. The author juxtaposes the actions of his father to the action of the police when they are called to respond to violence and they end up killing a 19-year old mentally ill boy. The police are trained to keep the community safe. In fact, they receive training that would help
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them to act reasonably on instances of violence. Instead, they end up taking the lives of people. While the mother of the boy argues against the calling of the police to respond to the situation, Coates provides legitimacy for the action taken by the father. He did the right thing to call the Chicago police department. According to Coates, “Likely he called them because he invested them with some measure of legitimacy. This is understandable. In America, police officers are agents of the state and thus bound by the social contract in a way that criminals, and even random citizens, are not.” The reasoning in this argument is that the police are supposed to act better in such situation compared to community members. They are trained and paid by the community members to perform such functions. Coates has made his argument convincing by appealing to the emotions of the audience. There are various instances pointed out in the article that draws the pity of the audience. A comparison between his father and the Chicago Police draws a lot of emotions from the audience. While the author’s father is able to convince a crazy boy
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