Definitions for racial profiling
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word racial profiling
a form of racism consisting of the (alleged) policy of policemen who stop and search vehicles driven by persons belonging to particular racial groups
Racial profiling is the use of an individual’s race or ethnicity by law enforcement personnel as a key factor in deciding whether to engage in enforcement. The practice is controversial and is illegal in many jurisdictions.
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There's a lot of racial profiling going on within the system.
Both cases are about racial profiling -- people feeling they're being targeted by police because of their skin color.
A white police officer in Ferguson may be married to a black woman and have black and Latino friends, but that doesn't mean the officer is above racial profiling.
How about the person who knew what was going on said they didn't want to report them because they think it might be racial profiling, did you see that? we have become so politically correct that we don't know what the hell we're doing.
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