. Because of previous police altercations criminal profiling is commonly used to determine suspects.
"Racial profiling refers to discriminatory practice by law enforcement officials of targeting individuals for suspicion of crime based on the individual’s race, ethnicity, religion. or national origin. Criminal profiling are the use of race to determine which drivers to stop for minor traffic violations (commonly referred to as “driving while black or brown”) ,or the use of race to determine which pedestrians to search for illegal contraband"(American Civil Liberties Union). This form of criminal profiling has affected the work of undercover officers. "Minority undercover officers have been killed significantly more often by there counterparts"(Militarized Police Departments). Not only are officers shooting each other during under cover stings, but they are still harassing civilians by stopping them for minor traffic stops and then searching their vehicles over a persons appearance. "Us department of justice reported on police contact with the public and found that African Americans were 20 percent more likely than whites to be stopped and 50 percent more likely to experienced more than one stop"(Taking points on...Profiling). On top of the stop and frisk method and criminal profiling there are many other abuses that still affect many