TITLE

Racial Profiling: Overview

AUTHOR(S)
Quezzaire, Pilar; DiLascio, Tracey M.
PUB. DATE
March 2019
SOURCE
Points of View: Racial Profiling;3/29/2019, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Racial profiling is a law enforcement and security agency practice that encourages officers to stop, search, and investigate people based on race, ethnicity, nationality, or religion. While racial profiling is most commonly committed against ethnic minorities, many instances of racial profiling occur in reaction to specific crimes, making any racial or cultural group subject to more intensive scrutiny by the authorities.
ACCESSION #
23463776

 

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