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racial profiling

  1. 1. Exploring Racial Profiling On All Levels
  2. 2. What is Racial Profiling? <ul><li>Racial Profiling is the targeting of minorities by police officers and others without a probable cause. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Reasons Why It May Be More Evident Hate Crimes Gang Violence War On Drugs Terrorist Attacks
  4. 4. Justice or Racial Profiling <ul><li>2 Controversial cases involving a form of racial profiling, </li></ul><ul><li>Tarika Wilson, died and her baby wounded it a attempt to arrest her boy friend for drug dealings. </li></ul><ul><li>Rodney King, black man beaten by 4 police officers </li></ul>
  5. 5. Statistics <ul><li>9.5% of African Americans pulled over and searched </li></ul><ul><li>Compared to 8.8% of Hispanics </li></ul><ul><li>And 3.6% of Whites </li></ul>
  6. 6. Media, do they help or worsen! <ul><li>Media can play on peoples opinions </li></ul><ul><li>But can also help bring it to the publics attention…example revealing police corruption in New York and Los Angeles police departments. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Conflict Theory <ul><li>Societies try to gain scarce resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Groups form to achieve this goal causing conflict between the groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Over the years African Americans socioeconomics hasn’t changes significantly. </li></ul><ul><li>Structural-Functionalism = Societies with more important functions survive with greater quality of life. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Preventing future cases <ul><li>Stricter Laws Against Racial Profiling. </li></ul><ul><li>Through education. Teaching more in the schools, places of employment, and in the police force. </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive background checks, and questionnaires about race, and ethnic groups before hiring on police force. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Bottom Line <ul><li>Bottom line is…… Racial Profiling is wrong any way you look at it and should not be tolerated at any level! </li></ul>

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