racial profiling

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a form of racism consisting of the (alleged) policy of policemen who stop and search vehicles driven by persons belonging to particular racial groups

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The most offensive place I have ever stayed at in my life with staff who pick and choose who they are going to accommodate based on racial profiling," he wrote.
5, 2015, Barone had been asked at a Springfield City Club meeting if she had heard complaints about racial profiling in the community.
They discuss understanding race and ethnicity, fairness, equality, and police legitimacy; developing the trajectories of criminal justice, racial profiling, youth crime, and victimology; and criminology, theories of offending, media, and prisons.
To further reduce concerns about racial profiling on campus, police officers also undergo additional training to help them avoid unconscious discrimination.
The panel's questioning of McCraw also spilled over into issues of racial profiling.
The Anti-Ethnic or Racial Profiling and Discrimination Act, which prohibits profiling and discrimination against persons on account of ethnic or racial origin and/or religion, became law four years ago.
The department did introduce new policies regarding racial profiling.
Racial profiling is not only morally wrong, but countless independent, scientific studies have shown that it does not work, and is no more effective than random profiling.
The AG's office began investigation into Macy's security policies following over a dozen complaints of wrongful detention and racial profiling, all of which occurred at the company's flagship store in New York City.
Last month, two black customers separately accused the luxury store of racial profiling after they said they lawfully purchased expensive items but were detained by police on suspicion of credit card fraud.
Racial profiling has recently become even more of a cause for concern in NYC department stores, most notably Barney's and Macy's.
This is just one of the reasons why, half a century after the 196 3 March on Washington, the battle against racial profiling by law enforcement is one of the most important civil rights issues of today.
Washington, Aug 12 ( ANI ): More than 30 American federal officers in an airport program, who were assigned to spot the mannerisms of potential terrorists, have claimed that the operation has become a magnet for racial profiling, targeting not only Middle Easterners but also blacks, Hispanics and other minorities.
The April 17 letter was sent in advance of a subcommittee hearing called "Ending Racial Profiling in America.
WORCESTER - The communitywide meeting on public safety issues last night at Claremont Academy quickly turned tense and contentious after the discussion focused on possible racial profiling by local police.