The Destruction Of Racial Profiling In Society

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The Destruction of Racial Profiling in Society
“Studies show that police are more likely to pull over and frisk blacks or Latinos than whites. In New York City, 80% of the stops made were blacks and Latinos, and 85% of those people were frisked, compared to a mere 8% of white people stopped.Racial Profiling is a way to discriminate others” ( stanford researchers develop new statistical test that shows racial profiling in police traffic stops). Racial Profiling is way to discriminate people by color, or race. Many people such as Hispanics and Black are being blamed for crimes that they do not commit. It has been proven that the police is more likely to accuse a hispanic or black person for a wrongdoing than a white person. Many people
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According to the article “Is Racial Or Religious Profiling Ever Justified?”it states “ When officials use profiling, they are indirectly blaming entire communities because a few among them have committed horrible crimes”(Abbas 1). The quotation is illustrating how stereotypes is part of racial profiling because if few people were to do crimes that were illegal, many would think all people are the same. Police departments would think that all people are alike based on the increasing of violence and would blame communities. In addition, In the article “stanford researchers develop new statistical test that shows racial profiling in police traffic stops” it states, “Specifically, the study found that police decided to search black drivers based on a 7 percent certainty that they might be hiding something illegal. If an African American driver looks nervous, for example, police might interpret the nervousness as a sign of possible guilt and insist on a search” ( Andrews 1). This quotation illustrates that Police would use race, and basis to determine whether the person is innocent. This also shows that police would use racial profiling because if a african american was nervous it could be a possibility of things it doesn 't always mean they are hiding something illegal but policies interpet like that because that is the way blacks are…show more content…
Racial Profiling is a criteria police departments use when finding suspects. In the article “Not Race Alone”it states, “ They are using crime data to identify possible suspects. Ethnicity is just one of many criteria they consider” (Dutta 1). This quotation explains that Police departments use racial profiling as a consideration. It is essential to use racial profiling when looking for possible suspects especially in the police department. In addition, in the article“Not Race Alone” it states “ When officers follow leads and stop people, they do use profiling, but it is profiling based on all actionable intelligence, which includes race as one of many criteria” ( Dutta 2). This supports the statement racial profiling is used as a criteria because it allows to find people who commited crimes and stop them. This explains how racial profiling is used for actionable intelligence. Racial Profiling plays an important role
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