Racial Profiling Is Wrong? Essay

1536 Words Feb 18th, 2016 7 Pages
It is every African American parent’s nightmare seeing their child being arrested for something they didn’t do. While they were sitting in their backyard, they had heard male voices on the side of the house when Ava had opened the gate. Her son was being handcuffed because the police thought he was breaking into someone’s house. The officer did not ask the kid if he lived there or how old he was. They told him first to put his hands up, and cuffed him. They assumed, he was guilty of what he didn’t know. His crime appeared to be that he was a black male.
‘Racial Profiling’ is wrong because, it’s awful to treat someone bad because there a different skin color, accusing them when there really innocent.
Some people believe that some departments may be treated differently than white drivers, and hearing all these stories about it makes me believe there is racial profiling. The Eric Garner case. The officer Daniel Pantaleo, did not get on any charge after putting Garner in a chokehold move is visible, Garners last words were “I can’t breathe.” (Davidson)
It is completely wrong to accuse someone for something they didn’t do. Garner was minding his own business and the police shows up and accuses him of selling loose cigarettes, then the officer made the first move and attacks him. I believe that officer Pantaleo should have gotten charged for his crime. There are many Americans who agree with it and there are Americans who are deeply disappointed, even angry. It’s an…

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