Racial Profiling: Is it Right or Wrong? Argumentative Essay by Top Papers

Racial Profiling: Is it Right or Wrong?
An argument against racial profiling.
# 139404 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US


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This paper looks at racial profiling and argues that it is wrong, unless it is used as part of a larger criminal profile aimed at capturing the perpetrators of a crime in which the offending parties all happen to be from the same ethnic or racial group. The paper further contends that racial profiling for most felonies is entirely unacceptable because all groups, to varying degrees, engage in them. The paper concludes by stating that using racial or ethnic features to identify individuals who have already committed a crime is really no different than using height or weight or dress as an identifying feature.

From the Paper:

"The following paper will look at racial profiling and argue that it is wrong - unless it is used as part of a larger criminal profile aimed at capturing the perpetrators of a crime in which the offending parties all happen to be from the same ethnic or racial group. In other words, racial profiling for most felonies is entirely unacceptable because all groups, to varying degrees, engage in them; however, at the present time only individuals from specific Middle Eastern backgrounds, satisfying a specific racial/ethnic profile, have flown planes into buildings on American soil. Beyond that, it should be borne in mind using racial or..."

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