Racial Profiling Term Paper by Top Papers

Racial Profiling
An exploration of the problem of racial profiling.
# 129390 | 1,250 words | 4 sources | APA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in African-American Studies (Racism) , Sociology (General) , Criminology (General)

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This paper discusses racial profiling and how police has the right to decide who to stop during traffic stops. The paper explores whether a specific scene would have happened with a white male and argues that it is important to look at the definition of racial profiling, how the courts give police officers the discretion to stop African Americans and how the problem of racial profiling should be stopped.

From the Paper:

"Racial profiling is a serious problem in the United States and Canada. Two specific examples are used in explaining racial profiling. Courts give the police discretion in who they stop during traffic stops, but statistics prove that more African Americans are stopped than whites. More African Americans are frisked and their automobiles are trashed while police look for drugs. The problem of racial profiling causes stress between citizens and the police. Imagine a young African American driving a Ford Explorer to an interview..."

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