The system is not to blame for the racial differences found in the United States criminal justice system. The racial issues found in the system are due to inner city isolation and common crime patterns involving drugs even if it may seem as if the system is racist. Major incarceration rates are supported by the increasing amount
Blacks suffer from the use of racial profiling, and police brutality. However, racial profiling has no real effect on whites. Your skin color should not be used to decide whether you are guilty or not. Being black is not by choice, but rather by destiny. Black children should not feel that they are less important based on their skin colour.
We can not stop young adults from using the word because they have a different mindset on the word and do not believe it is offensive. Yes it might be offensive to the people that experience the N-word but Why stop whites and other cultures from saying “nigger” or “nigga” when blacks are saying it themselves? Yet when races other than black uses the n-word, it 's considered offensive, but when blacks use it, it 's accepted. When the word is used in the latest generations is it most likely to not intend any harm. The use of the N-word in music is not to point out or distingues black people, many of the songs that say the n-word come from black rappers.
Diversity should be embraced rather than criminalized. Racial profiling by police officers must stop before more innocent people are arrested or killed. There have been many cases of African Americans being pulled over by law enforcers, just for being a black man in a white neighborhood. According to Janet Chan’s research, “it is clear that, given the power and discretion available to police, the experience of being subject to racial profiling can lead both to a feeling of being harassed and to a sense of alienation from the legal system and the wider society” (Glover 2008) (Chan). Not only is being profiled insulting it can also change the way others th...
Though most people may think they understand the true meaning behind those words, but there is so much more to it. When we say the black lives matter we are not saying that the lives other races do not matter. We are saying that our lives have never been looked at as of the same value as our caucasian counterparts. We are saying that we are being treated as disposable. Some people say that we fail to acknowledge the percentage of black on black crime is far more than police versus black crime.
A white man who has never encountered a racial incident with an officer and watches news that often only reports on black crimes, is more likely to not see the racial bias, but rather that black people are inherently criminal. Whereas a black male who has first hand experienced this is likely to see the racial bias. In short, this bias through police officers is institutionalized through police practice, and the findings of their practice that is made known to the public through media
Kelling created Broken Window Policing to maintain clean and organized neighborhoods in order to decrease possible crimes. Kelling designed the theory using vague language, which allowed for multiple interpretations when designing broken window policing. Instead of reducing crime rates, this policy over criminalized small crimes. The results of broken window policing did not meet Kelling’s expectations, which resulted in him blaming the negative results of the policy on bad policing. But the negative outcomes of the policy did not arise from just bad policing; Kelling’s broken window policing opened the door for discriminatory practices, and fed the prison system.
In addition, black police officers will show much less disparity in citation rates for black individuals. As a result, the black officer is less likely to stop black subjects who have not committed any offense. The movie portrays that when an individual is a suspect and another ethnicity besides white. I think officers will receive more respect and can make suspects or victims more cooperative in solving a crime.
Community policing has faced challenges in measuring the effectiveness of its strategies. Community policing has led to officers making fewer arrest (Mastrofski et al., 1995). Some people may see this as a positive thing, but critics of community policing may see this as a fault. Many officers are evaluated on how many criminals they get off the streets and the fact that less arrests are made by community policing officers can be a reason for skepticism. When it comes to serving the public with non-crime fighting services, community policing officers and regular officers seem not to have any difference in positive interaction of the people in the community, dealing with problems that citizens have, or doing order maintenance (Snipes, 2002).
The fact the most homicides and rapes are intraracial is not something the general public always understands but most people in the field of Justice understand that fact. After I read this article I decided to look up the authors to see if there could have been so hidden bias. Earl Smith is an African American man and Angela Hattery is a white female. After I knew that I still did not believe there was any bias in the article. The only part that could have possible been biased on its emphasis was the fact the rape and homicide are intraracial crimes but there was clearly represented by the data so it still did not look like there was any bias in the conclusions.