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John Oliver explains the enormous problem of police accountability

In the wake of police shootings, many officers involved are often dismissed as "bad apples." On Sunday's Last Week Tonight, John Oliver explained why this metaphor needs to stop. SEE ALSO: John Oliver proves Trump's scandals are way worse than Clinton's with raisins The segment explored how police are rarely held accountable for misconduct. The frequency of these cases have become so dire, some high schools are offering students classes on how interact with police — sending a strong message of systemic victim-blaming to the people who are most at-risk of police violence.
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