Police Brutality Quotes

Police Brutality Quotes

Police Brutality Quotes understand how famous authors and scholars think about police brutality again public, particularly against black people in America. We have witnessed various police brutality cases in the past, and still, we cannot get rid of racism which is the main root of brutality against a specific group of people.

The killing of an unarmed black man and a woman in America by the Police officers became the reason for broad protest and outrage in America and other parts of the world in 2020. We have witnessed many people crying, tortured, and beaten to death by the police, not in these years, but this is an issue that people are suffering from for generations, only because of racism and police brutality. And we have many human rights and laws, but sadly, we oversee all kinds of rights and laws regarding black people or other minority communities.

We have gathered several Police Brutality Quotes from multiple sources about police brutality due to racism and hate. These Police Brutality Quotes can be used to raise your voice against police brutality by writing them on the placards in the protects.

50+ Popular Police Brutality Quotes about Racism, Hate and Injustice all the time

Police brutality based on racism and hate is a constant issue not now but from many centuries in America. Recent cases have invoked and reinvigorated the BLM (Black Lives Matter) movement; this movement’s main motto is to eradicate the violence of police brutality against black people and white supremacy.

The killing of a black man in America in 2020 became a reason for the uprising of black people worldwide, especially in America and European countries. Today it is necessary to eradicate color and religious racism; even every kind of bullying and racism should be discouraged. These anti Police protests and strikes were not against the police, but black people protested against the injustice and hate they have to face every day due to their black color.

The systemic racism and injustice made black people come out to the streets and protest against racism and brutality. The everyday injustice and hate made them come out and raise their voice against it. We have gathered many quotes about police and celebrity quotes on police brutality to help you raise your voice against injustice and racism.

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Police Brutality Quotes from celebrities and famous personalities show that even they had faced racism in their life despite being famous, intelligent, and rich. So if we face racism and bullying due to color and body shaming, we need to calm ourselves down and recall these celebrity quotes about bullying and racism.

We have gathered here Police Brutality Quotes from several activists, celebrities, politicians, and people who had become the victim of systemic racism, hate, and injustice in their lives, their kind words, and their advice to deal with racism and injustice.

You were put here to protect us.
But who protects us from you?


Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

We’re not anti-police… we’re anti-police brutality.

Al Sharpton

There’s a lot of things that need to change. One specifically? Police brutality.

Colin Kaepernick

One could laugh at the world better if it didn’t mix tender kindliness with its brutality.

D. H. Lawrence

When you ask people to name victims of police brutality, for the most part, nobody will give you a woman’s name.

Kimberle Williams Crenshaw

There’s a lot of things that need to change. One specifically? Police brutality.

Colin Kaepernick

We have a lot of people that are oppressed. We have a lot of people that aren’t treated equally, aren’t given equal opportunities. Police brutality is a huge thing that needs to be addressed.

Colin Kaepernick

I have always appreciated the honest brutality of the international film world. One need never doubt one’s worth in the market.

Ingmar Bergman

There’s no book to figure out how not to become a victim of police brutality.

Mike Colter

No one wants police brutality. No one wants inequality. But what I worry about it is when a protest becomes so large and the noise takes over that the original motivation for the protest and the conversation that should go with that protest gets lost.

Mike Leach

I think police brutality has been going on since – I don’t know – ever since I can remember and, you know, hearing about it in my childhood.


Police brutality is definitely still very alive and active.

Algee Smith

I think the brutality is important to convey as part of the story, to see how brutal it is to have these kids in battle with one another.

Josh Hutcherson

Some issues just need to be dealt with – that we’re still dealing with in the world, with police brutality.

Big Freedia

I am depressed rather at the wave of brutality sweeping over the country.

John Burns

I see myself capable of brutality… That’s a fierce thing, to discover within yourself that which you despise the most in others.

George Stevens

Never mind a world that can’t see past brutality.

Ric Ocasek

Police brutality is systemic, not anecdotal.

Seph Lawless

Filth from my character, brutality from my tongue expectations from my life indeed it mirros a unique persona.

Ehsan Sehgal

Brutality of brutal people reached to personal attacks it was the result of my tolerance.

Ehsan Sehgal

Brutality jumps on me please dont jump so hard beastly fellow flower of tall stature.

Jean Cocteau

A divider of brutality separated, the devil from sacpronet God assassinating blissful traces of benevolence; rendering the world a disaster to live in.

Nikhil Parekh

The footsteps of brutality were as feeble as miserly soot crumbling and deplorably squandering into an infinite bits.

Nikhil Parekh

That gold refines not, sweetens not a life of conjugal brutality and strife, that vice is vulgar though it gilded shine.

Ambrose Bierce

With the prolific winds of change taking an optimistic stranglehold on the brutality of the previous day.

Nikhil Parekh

The spirit of ruthless brutality will enter into every fiber of our national life.

Woodrow Wilson

We’re not anti-police, we’re anti-police brutality.

Al Sharpton

Just because I was at an anti-police brutality protest, doesn’t mean I’m anti-police. We want justice, but stop shooting unarmed people.

Quentin Tarantino

Ending police brutality and mass incarceration. There is a growing left-right support for criminal justice reform.

Ralph Nader

An act of violence against any innocent person eludes moral justification, disgraces the millions of Americans and people throughout the world who have united in peaceful protest against police brutality, and dishonors our proud inheritance of nonviolent resistance.

Benjamin Crump

Just because I was at an anti-police brutality protest, doesn’t mean I’m anti-police. We want justice, but stop shooting unarmed people.

Quentin Tarantino

“If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.”

Malcom X

“Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal.”

Dr. Benjamin Spock

“I know that it’s hard to believe that the people you look to for safety and security are the same people who are causing us so much harm. But I’m not lying and I’m not delusional. I am scared and I am hurting and we are dying. And I really, really need you to believe me.”

Ijeoma Oluo

“Our police force was not created to serve black Americans; it was created to police black Americans and serve white Americans.”

Ijeoma Oluo

“I can’t bring myself to watch yet another video, not because I don’t care, but because we’re all just a few videos away from becoming completely desensitized. The public execution of Black folks will never be normal.”

Andrena Sawyer

“Can a black man get justice in a sea of white?”

Mark M. Bello

“You don’t want a good guy representing you in situations like this one. You want a barracuda when it comes to dealing with bad cops, negligent police departments, and attorneys who represent them. They are afraid of me; they think I’m a bad guy. Please don’t give away my secret.” Sarah chuckles through her tears. He has an easy way about him. I hope he’s an ass-kicker in court.

Mark M. Bello

“He didn’t see a man with hopes and dreams, with disappointments and accomplishments. All he saw in front of him was just another nigger.”

Kenneth Eade

“We’d never talked about it, but I figured you knew the rules. If a cop stopped, you didn’t run, you didn’t talk back, you didn’t ever, ever get angry. White people could do that—hell, they could shoot up a church and then ask for Burger King—but not us. We got killed at traffic stops for speeding, for having broken taillights, for knowing our rights.”

Una LaMarche

“So, regardless of the outcome, Bialy will be pissing off some segment of his voters. If a grand jury fails to indict or indicts Jones and Bialy fails to secure his conviction; civil rights protests are likely in an already divided Wayne County. If Bialy secures a conviction, he becomes anti-cop or anti-law and order. It’s a classic lose-lose situation.”

“How do people stand for this? How many people have to die before we rise up and say ‘enough is enough?”

Mark M. Bello

“She had wanted her son to stand for what he believed and to be respectful. And he had died for believing his friends had a right to play their music loud, to be American teenagers.”

Ta-Nehisi Coates

“People who don’t know our city or our officers might conclude these people were targeted BECAUSE they were black.”

Mark M. Bello

“Victor wanted to have the strength to watch, to witness the brutality and be strong enough to tell the world about it. He wanted to witness it and by witnessing make it real, unable to be forgotten; he wanted this horror seared into every pale pink fiber of his skull.”

Sunil Yapa

“Weapons were involved in so many crimes that, Swing reasoned, reducing the number of weapons had to reduce the crime rate. Vimes wondered if he’d sat up in bed in the middle of the night and hugged himself when he’d dreamed that one up.”

Terry Pratchett

“If the state security services can track down people that criticize President Buhari, why are they not locating the kidnappers taking people for ransom? We should make use of DSS strength in tracking what is needed to be tracked.”

Olawale Daniel

“It is pathologically stupid for anyone in America to have the audacity to believe that even though most cops are good people, there are some true monsters existing inside Police Department all across America. And we need fundamental changes to screen out and remove these monsters as soon as possible. Because every day is another day that those monsters have a chance to take another American life.”

Police Brutality Quotes about Injustice

Racism and injustice are getting worse with time, and if you know the situation what is going on with people and you opt to sit back and do nothing and don’t raise your voice against the brutality, you are also one of the oppressors.

We have gathered some Police Brutality quotes about Injustice, stop police brutality, and facts about police brutality of different authors. After reading police brutality quotes, you will understand racism and what people have to face outside.

“You can’t tell us how to feel, how much it hurts or how to mourn.”

Carlos Wallace

“When the people prefer indifference, society regresses down the savage curve.”

Carlos Wallace

“We know the hypocrites amongst us…it is either you Soro Soke or stay mute in the name of looking and sounding sane. Na vendor wey use their platform to voice out against injustice we go patronize when everything settles down.”

Olawale Daniel

“Na vendor wey use their platform to voice out against injustice we go patronize when everything settles down.”

“An idle hand is not just the devil’s workshop, it is the devil’s abode. He lives rent free there. When you don’t provide job opportunities, intentionally deprived them of quality education and steal their future opportunities, they will come for your peace of minds. The earlier our leaders understand that these people are not just agitating for an end to SARS but everything that surround deepening state of corruptions in the country, the better they act up and effect the change. This is just the beginning of a very long journey that will reshape the state of our nation.”

Olawale Daniel

“If you don’t stand up to nationalist extremism now, every single nation that has been secular for a short while, such as America, Turkey, India and so on, will again turn back into the grovel-pit of bigotry, sectarianism, persecution and hate crime.”

Abhijit Naskar

“Five days of life practicing humanity is far more meaningful than fifty years of life practicing indifference.”

Abhijit Naskar

“When justice becomes a commodity in the marketplace of the court system, the citizens must take it upon themselves to conduct a complete overhaul of the very democracy they are living in.”

Abhijit Naskar

“Whether we like it or not…we’re the enemy, Seong-Jae. And he has no reason to believe we’re not. We are the bad guys in his story. Us. We’re the ones people fear, in the darkness of night. Just because you and I do the right thing doesn’t change what we represent. People hate us. They’re afraid of us, and they’re right to be.”

Cole McCade

“The government never wanted to end the SARS injustice, that wasn’t the agenda. The goal was to curb the spread of the protest across the country which they had achieved. But at what cost?”

Olawale Daniel

“Revolution against injustice anywhere in the world brings benefit and justice for everyone everywhere in the world.”

Abhijit Naskar

“The reminder that the Nigerian police being understaffed, undertrained and underpaid was why the #EndSARS protest went out of control. Stop blaming peaceful protesters for inability of the police to perform their duties and maintain order.”

Olawale Daniel

“It is the recklessness and irresponsibility of the Nigerian government that is bringing back the EndSARS street protest. The struggle must continue because the country belongs to us all.”

Olawale Daniel

“Better sleepless for justice than soulless in indifference – better sleepless for equality than soulless in apathy – better sleepless for harmony than soulless in complacency.”

Abhijit Naskar

“I’m just thinking. I guess I’m a little worried about our current political climate. The country, the state, and even the city . . . we are very divided, maybe more divided than any time in recent history. The silent underbelly of racist attitudes has become far more emboldened.”

Mark M. Bello

“We’re fighting a form of institutional racism that dates back four hundred years, is embodied in our constitution, and is still alive and well here in the Detroit area.”

Mark M. Bello

“Has racial justice improved? Have we moved on from Reconstruction and Jim Crow? Been lifted by Martin and the Civil Rights Act of 1964? It seems that whenever we take two steps forward, we take a step back . . .”

Mark M. Bello

“It is not fun to be pulled over by a police officer. We’re upset or anxious when we’re pulled over by the police. We often know what we did wrong and await the penalty, or we wonder what we did wrong and await the explanation. But, do we expect to be manhandled or abused by the officer? Do we fear that he might kill us? For black people, especially black men, those fears are too frequently an unfortunate reality.”

Mark M. Bello

“No white person could possibly understand what it is like to be black in America, even someone like me, a descendant of Holocaust victims and survivors.”

Mark M. Bello

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“There’s no book to figure out how not to become a victim of police brutality.”

Mike Colter

“If the only time you have a public opinion on civil violence in this country is when police face harm or sadly, death, then you come across as disingenuous, your intentions, suspicious, and your perspective, riddled with bias and prejudice. Empathy is not a limited resource.”

Kovie Biakolo

“It is up to us to take a stand and demand that they ‘stop killing us,’ We’re going to stand up as a community and fight against anyone who believes that murder or any violent action by those who are sworn to protect us should consistently go unpunished.”

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

“When you hear these stories about different cases of police brutality, don’t even just make that person just another hashtag, another statistic. That is somebody’s father, brother, sister, mother – be more aware of what that means.”

KiKi Layne

“Very few police officers are ever held accountable for even the most egregious shootings and acts of violence.”

Shaun King

“I’m sick of watching ‘Blue Lives Matter’ supporters idly stand by any police officer simply because he wears blue, ignoring the facts that should make them cringe in disbelief and horror. Police brutality is systemic, not anecdotal.”

Seph Lawless

“I believe there’s a huge conflict of interest when local prosecutors investigate cases of police violence within their own communities.”

Franchesca Ramsey

“We loathe mass incarceration. We loathe police brutality. But most of us have absolutely no idea how to address the critical flaws in our justice system.”

Shaun King

“If you’re calling for an end to unrest, but not calling out police brutality, not calling for health care as a human right, not calling for an end to housing discrimination, all you’re asking for is the continuation of quiet oppression.”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“This is the problem with the United States: there’s no leadership. A leader would say, ‘Police brutality is an oxymoron. There are no brutal police. The minute you become brutal you’re no longer police.’ So, what, we’re not dealing with police. We’re dealing with a federally authorized gang.”


“The truth is that the police reflect America in all of its will and fear, and whatever we might make of this country’s criminal justice policy, it cannot be said that it was imposed by a repressive minority.”

Ta-Nehisi Coates

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