Racial Profiling by Police

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Does racial profiling exist here in the United States? The answer to that question is yes. First of all what is racial profiling? Racial profiling is an illegal method the police you to top a person or person on the bases of their race. Racial profiling happen to blacks and Hispanics more then it does to the Caucasians.

A white person may not know what racial profiling is and what it feels like. The meaning of racial profiling does not even come close to explaining or telling what it is like to be a victim of the misconduct by police.

I have been a victim of racial profiling. My case is a little different because I was being stopped as I walked home from school. Police say that if they don’t arrest or ticket you then it can not be racial profiling but they are far from the truth. This is wrong because I did a test with a white friend of mine. We used my mother’s Jeep and we drove through a hot spot in Riverdale Park, Maryland. First we drove around until we found a cop doing radar check on passing cars. Now we decided to see if they would pull over my white friend so he drove by the cop ten times in 10 minutes and he was driving very slow as if he was lost. The cop never paid him any mind. Keep in mind that we are videotaping this as it happens. So, far this is proving my point about racial profiling does happen, but what happen next was amazing. Then it was my turn to drive pass this cop and see what was going to happen as I drove pass the cop and nothing happen. I was surprised that he didn’t stop me, but I spoke to soon cause as I rounded the corner there were the blue lights that I have are come accustomed to see in Riverdale Park. Since this has happen to me before I knew the

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that racial profiling is an illegal method the police use to top a person or person on the basis of their race.
  • Explains that racial profiling does not explain or tell what it is like to be a victim of police misconduct.
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