Racial Profiling Research Paper

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The Controversy of Racial Profiling Imagine you are on your way to work, minding your own business, driving the speed limit and all of a sudden you are stopped by the police for no other reason but your appearance and told “to get out of the car.” Next thing you know, you’re being slammed on the hood of your car to be searched. This is the reality of many Blacks and Latinos who are pulled over everyday. Bob Herbert, a well-respected syndicated columnist, feels the stop and frisk practice is harassment of minorities and is clearly done by racial profiling. John A. Eterno, a retired police captain believes if the abuse from police were eliminated, the community would be more involved in stopping crime. James Queally and John Cassidy are LA