The Broken Policing System | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix

2014 was a turning point in the national conversation around police violence after the killings of Michael Brown, Laquan Mcdonald, and Eric Garner. Five years later, Hasan examines the systems in place that protect and sometimes incentivize police misconduct in America.

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  1. shayon mojumdar

    shayon mojumdar7 orë më parë

    Well Hassan is pretty much screwed now 🤣

  2. Christian NoName

    Christian NoName17 orë më parë

    This is literally just a higher budget version of Some More News’ video “How Cops Are Trained to Shoot You in Your Home”

  3. Aditi Haider

    Aditi Haider2 ditë më parë

    today the kkk members become cops cuz they can lynch black and brown people without consequence

  4. Colonizer-Chan

    Colonizer-Chan8 ditë më parë

    I mean you know well enough that police can’t be unmilitarized since the gangs are up and about along with terrorism as a threat. We burned a big bridge with the war on drugs and the war on poverty

  5. Colonizer-Chan

    Colonizer-Chan8 ditë më parë

    >most of these people were Ah the 13% back at it

  6. Colonizer-Chan

    Colonizer-Chan8 ditë më parë

    Reminder that cops claimed the swat team raiding Dennis Tuttle’s home didn’t have body cameras. A no knock raid on the wrong house where they killed everyone inside. They have started to prosecute some officers but it won’t go anywhere

  7. Colonizer-Chan

    Colonizer-Chan8 ditë më parë

    >cops shoots a child after missing the main target *a dog* Oh man this meme doesn’t die

  8. Colonizer-Chan

    Colonizer-Chan8 ditë më parë

    American police: have hours long shootout with a thief in a UPS truck: Thief, hostage, and a random civilian are dead. Some boomer conceal carrying a pistol in a church: *Drops a mass shooter in under 10 seconds with a single shot* Im gonna trust the gun nuts more than the cops now

  9. Colonizer-Chan

    Colonizer-Chan8 ditë më parë

    Ah so that’s why the ATF is now called the BATFE. Nothing says the fed like burning 80+ people to death and damaging all evidence they can. I totally love the federal government. *please don’t shoot me*

  10. Dennis Robertson

    Dennis Robertson14 ditë më parë

    I was with you until you brought that POS race bater Dyson. He is a racist and a pseudo intellectual blow hard and what Chris Rock would call a fucking neggar. Don't get me wrong, I'm not siding with the cops but that race bating POS is just as bad or worse

  11. Sharon Kwan

    Sharon Kwan14 ditë më parë

    This is what Hong Kong's protest has led into, the awareness of how police can act with impunity. It has a very similar system and Hong Kong protesters are calling for independent inquiry. #standiwithhongkong #fightforfreedom

  12. Benjamin Raskin

    Benjamin Raskin15 ditë më parë

    This is another case especially in America where money out weights are human decency if we care more for monetary value in compensation than we do for our fellow human beings, are we even human beings anymore

  13. UnrecycleRubdish

    UnrecycleRubdish17 ditë më parë

    Hasan is a genius. His use of comedy to expose a specific issue is powerful and unprecedented in our media. And his presentation is flawless. Patriot Act should be a national requirement in high school curricula for teaching presentation skills.

  14. SatansLittleGamer

    SatansLittleGamer26 ditë më parë

    20:54 Hey! I have that Scarface poster! :)

  15. Nadeem adam

    Nadeem adam29 ditë më parë

    Kill a cop life time of prison, if a cop kills an innocent they walk free? What kind of rule is that!

  16. traking 123

    traking 123Muaj më parë


  17. mi_sally

    mi_sallyMuaj më parë

    These police shootings are frustrating & I'm not even American! I just watch it. It's so stupid. US police looks like they're looking to shoot someone for no reason.

  18. Chief

    ChiefMuaj më parë

    I’m the future racism isn’t going away. It just going to shift from hating colored people to hating white people

  19. John M Latzo

    John M LatzoMuaj më parë

    Totally agree with all this. But who employs Cops? We do the citizens. But the cops bosses do nothing, the politicians.


    NICHOLAS REEDMuaj më parë

    That 'finger banging" line had me in stitches

  21. Enoch Brown

    Enoch BrownMuaj më parë

    Hasan is better than CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, Sixty Minutes and The View all put together and shaken up for good measure. He is THE BOMB that this country needs. God bless you, Hasan.

  22. Masud Abdulaleem

    Masud AbdulaleemMuaj më parë

    Prophet Muhammad said " do NOT respond to wrong with wrong. "

  23. Shahla Bozorgzadeh

    Shahla BozorgzadehMuaj më parë

    viva hassan

  24. thejubieexperience

    thejubieexperienceMuaj më parë

    I worked for several years as a crisis manager with a lot of similarities to police work. I'd come in and deescalate serious, violent people. Had I acted like a cop every time someone tried to punch me, I'd have gotten fired. I, instead, learned to deescalate violent people. I've talked people out of holding big knives and all kinds of stuff. I felt that's how police should be for years. Also everyone should watch The Wire. It's an eye-opening look at how the police behave in the real world.

  25. John Lindquist

    John LindquistMuaj më parë

    Watch Live PD for 5 episodes and see how hard it is. The biggest problem is combative civilians and MM telling them resisting is okay.

  26. Thermal Chill

    Thermal ChillMuaj më parë

    If government didn't wanted them to act like criminals, they wouldn't and till there is an all out war on cops, nothing will change but only will get worse .

  27. Sasidhar Reddy

    Sasidhar ReddyMuaj më parë

    Bang I did it before you

  28. Jhansy Sudevi

    Jhansy SudeviMuaj më parë

    There's gotta be a better place to live, fk this dumb ass country.

  29. jauxro

    jauxroMuaj më parë

    I've heard good things about Norway and New Zealand

  30. Jhansy Sudevi

    Jhansy SudeviMuaj më parë

    In case we needed new reasons to hate cops

  31. Zach Westerfield

    Zach WesterfieldMuaj më parë

    My only issue with your conclusions is that as long as the police in general protect bad cops it is perfectly reasonable to be anti-cop in general.

  32. No One

    No OneMuaj më parë

    *I love The Patriot Act!* Thanks for *no ads* and all the articulate, detailed, informative videos with factual accounts of what's going on in this world!

  33. Zephyri LaBelle

    Zephyri LaBelleMuaj më parë

    I don't know if this has come up, but if part of the problem is Prosecutors? Why not just bring them from areas where those sets of police officers have no influence? Like if a cop has done something in say Northern California, bring one from Southern California where they would have no reasonable correlation with that division? Or have prosecutors who only deal with police cases and don't deal with other forms of cases. Just a suggestion but it may help with the conflict of interest.

  34. Arwa neutral

    Arwa neutralMuaj më parë

    Oh wow we hv our own version of US cops.... Music cue enter UP and Delhi police...

  35. Funky Babazozo

    Funky BabazozoMuaj më parë

    Exactly why I celebrate every cop death as karmic justice.

  36. Sharaya Smith

    Sharaya SmithMuaj më parë

    Major shout-out for this episode!

  37. Obviously True

    Obviously TrueMuaj më parë

    Living in a shitty country + too many guns = American death culture. It ain't rocket science.

  38. Peter Paj

    Peter PajMuaj më parë

    He raises interesting points, and the tragic consequences of poor judgment, mistakes, unpreparedness, ineptitude, and malice on the part of some police decisions do indeed reverberate throughout the communities affected by them. And the families are traumatized in ways that are irreparable. But, as per usual, Hasan's tendentious portrayal of the overall issues as stake is emblematic of the arrogance and ignorance of SJWs, who ostensibly portray themselves as sophisticated, crusading intellectuals. Yet, they fail to see the embarrassing impotence of presenting arguments that ignore the broader context of the problem, and instead of searching for plausible solutions to the problems that occur in the day-to-day policing of our communities, he claims to have divined a deeply-ingrained, intractable structural deficiency within our social institutions. Not only is his case weak, he employs the sort of sanctimonious sophistry that has resulted in liberals crying in our lattes on the first Wednesday of every fourth November, and whinging with indignant fury until the next election. He ignores the fact that cops are not paid well and are feared, disliked, and even hated by the majority of people they encounter. They DO have to be in a state of constant vigilance, sadly. And even good cops can make mistakes that forever change the lives of the communities they serve, as well as their own and that of their families.

  39. Mind Over Matter Lifestyle

    Mind Over Matter LifestyleMuaj më parë

    This needs the same amount of shares on Facebook as it has views on ALworks

  40. Kyle

    KyleMuaj më parë

    How does this not violate the 14th amendment right to equal protection under the law?

  41. Anonym

    AnonymMuaj më parë

    Well, even as somebody who doesnt live in america I think this is a rather difficult topic. As soon as you let police officers get charged for using their guns they will start to think about using their guns which, especially in america, will most certainly lead to police officers getting killed more often. The police killing people is just a symptom, the fact that you can buy guns pretty much everywhere is the main problem. It's not unreasonable to train your police to shoot as soon as they feel threatened in a country where pretty much everybody can pull a gun on you anytime.

  42. Linus Testicle Tips

    Linus Testicle TipsMuaj më parë

    i hope you make an episode on Kashmir unless you are afraid of modi and BJP like rest of indian muslims ?

  43. Moha Amip

    Moha AmipMuaj më parë

    "Killing isn't that big of a deal" so many evils on this planet! F*ck old man.

  44. Tamia Luster

    Tamia LusterMuaj më parë

    Why hasn't anyone else ever talked about this?

  45. Bubby Rink

    Bubby RinkMuaj më parë

    Wow cops are fucked up

  46. Ican FeeLIt

    Ican FeeLItMuaj më parë

    If one cop shoots in the leg or something someone by mistake and u win a case against him all the murderers will be able to sue cops. Don't trust this guy. He wants drug pimps to rule the country

  47. BALD CAT

    BALD CATMuaj më parë

    @Ican FeeLIt um now what ur saying is if some guy gets shot in the leg and sues the cop rightfully for harming him is wrong cuz now the cop cant help people well the issue what ur saying is a cop can shoot a criminal yes if it was deemed as necessary but he cant shoot an innocent person and get away with it

  48. Ican FeeLIt

    Ican FeeLItMuaj më parë

    @BALD CAT well now how he gonna do that if he is afraid that the criminal is going to sue him?

  49. BALD CAT

    BALD CATMuaj më parë

    ey the cop mistakenly shot a gun in the leg he should get punished his job is to keep citizens safe not hurt them at least have a good argument

  50. humpapa

    humpapaMuaj më parë

    lulz... do about porn...

  51. tiyenin

    tiyeninMuaj më parë

    "That's like if Michael Vick's favorite movie was Air Bud. Why would he like that movie? It's about basketball!"

  52. William Sikora

    William SikoraMuaj më parë

    In the last five years I'm gonna guess that unwarranted policemen killings have gone down do to all the protest and hype. How many homicides happened in that same five years in those respected cities? Chicago had like 3 people maybe, Baltimore had like 4 and St.Louis some how had added people I bet. So, take those guns away from the cops it's a no brainer. Cops are like bad or something!

  53. dumb thicc wizard

    dumb thicc wizardMuaj më parë

    I'm anti cop sorry The bad cops are employed and many because of the bad system

  54. ronak narkhede

    ronak narkhedeMuaj më parë

    Anti cop? Are you dumb the country will be in shambles.

  55. Stefan C

    Stefan CMuaj më parë

    I agree with the points of the video but Dyson is an imbecile & a racist, Exhibit A: Maybe not the best example when trying to make a point about racism.

  56. Lowes Brown

    Lowes Brown2 muaj më parë

    I just realised calibre press is the same organization that made surviving edged weapons which was featured on redlettermedia's best of the worst series. Wow they are some fucked up people.

  57. Shady treetops

    Shady treetops2 muaj më parë

    5:07 alright so I missed this the first time watching this but wth kind of attitude does he imply when saying that action is faster than reaction with so much conviction? Frankly I think this entire video is pretty disturbing--- important to know and nicely packaged but quite scary all in all

  58. Japonesa

    Japonesa2 muaj më parë

    Coworkers, just like everyone working at the DMV Judges and the PD.... #iloveny

  59. Hugh LaRoche

    Hugh LaRoche2 muaj më parë

    Thank you!!!!

  60. Ransored

    Ransored2 muaj më parë

    Lmao that john wick joke at 10:25 was amazing

  61. pixelmato

    pixelmato2 muaj më parë


  62. Doodelay

    Doodelay2 muaj më parë

    So the murders of black people by police is usually racially motivated plus bad training, but their acquittal is a systemic issue? That's my takeaway here

  63. Zayboy108

    Zayboy1082 muaj më parë

    I feel like that ratio between training with violence vs deescalation is due to the war on drugs that happened

  64. Vegarot Fusion

    Vegarot Fusion2 muaj më parë

    The fear based training affect of the latest decade of graduates from the police academy is quite noticeable in Australia as our country becomes more and more Americanized. Cases of police brutality, excessive force and fire arms usage has significantly increased. Their people skills have remarkably dropped. With most having an ego and sense of self worth that was once only reserved for Parking inspectors. There are still some good cops out there. But they are all just one day from retirement.

  65. Shad

    Shad2 muaj më parë

    moral of the story: all cops are bad, and the system is even worst

  66. George Washington

    George Washington2 muaj më parë

    Bruhhh. A harley Davidson and scarface poster in the union reps office. WHAT A FKKN TOOL.