(Breitbart) It is certainly a foregone conclusion to the left that police brutality is on the rise. Any look through the world of liberal opinion will find many voices saying that police brutality is growing in America today.
From the right it has also become a favorite theme among libertarians that police brutality is growing, even out of control. The libertarian website Reason.com is constantly publishing stories about America's increasingly militarized police forces and tales of police brutality.
Mainstream media has also given voice to this concept that abuse by police has increased. On Tuesday, CNN featured a piece by Iris Baez who asked, "Are the police getting away with murder?" Baez's son was killed by police in 1998. Even as far back as 2007 USA Today was reporting a rise in violence initiated by police.
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