Police brutality has been on the rise in the past couple of years. Studies show that cops use more force than needed in situations, adusing there power. Researchers have found that many cops also witness police brutality and do not take action. In 2014 84% of cops witnessed this abuse of power and reported it to know one. These cops are surveying with the mind set that following the rules is not always the way to get the job done. Cops need to understand that just because they are in higher power than suvillians, they are not above the law.