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    or is about to happen and question the suspect. If the officer believes the suspect is armed and dangerous, they have the authority the do a quick pat-down of the suspect’s outer clothing to see if they have any weapons on them; this is known as frisking. “From the perspective of New York City police officials, these stops are essential to maintaining public safety. From the perspective of many citizens who are stopped by officers, the encounters…

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    7.THEORITICAL FRAMEWORK Realist view Realism in international relations (IR) is a traditional approach which is rooted in the Ancient Greek era and is still relevant today. The realist view has been under a transformation process during different periods and it keeps on developing, that is why we cannot say that realism in IR is one single theory, but a way of thinking or ‘general orientation’ which allows the establishment of a great variety of realist theories (Donelly 2000, p. 6). In spite…

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    Racial profiling and police brutality has grown to become a major issue in this country. More specifically, the act of violence by law enforcement toward African- Americans has caused an outrage all over the country. In protest against the unequal treatment of African-Americans by police officers the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter has been trending all over social media. After the #BlackLivesMatter movement started there has been multiple riots protesting the excessive violence toward black people.…

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    Legal issue of Racial Profiling has been a concern for minorities In New York City. Racial profiling is referring as the discriminatory practice conducted by law enforcement, that targeted individuals for suspicious crime based on the person race, gender, nationality, religion, and origin. Racial profile has been an issue for many year, however in recent years there has been an increase in cases against the New York Police Department. New York City population consist of about 8.4 Million people…

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    Are Prisons Obsolete?, by Angela Davis, explores the history of prisons in the United States of America, as well as their social, political, and cultural facets. Additionally, she makes the argument for the abolition of prisons within America. Throughout the book, Davis forms three main assumptions: racism is real and wrong, prisons are racist institutions, and prisons should be considered obsolete. To start, Davis argues that racism is real and wrong by examining the history of racism in the…

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    Jazmin Lara Ms.Matlen ERWC, Period 1 15 September 2016 Racial Profiling In the United States of America today, racial profiling has violated everything the United States of America stands for and represents. Authorities do not have the right to be allowed to stop, arrest, disrespect or harass any individual in America based on their appearance. The general statement made by Timothy Garton Ash in his work, Behind the ban, is that burkas in a free society is a form of expression and it needs be…

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    look for something that he lost or he is standing there waiting for is family or friend to come pick him up because he has no means of transportation. So there is no reason for a policeman to come out of his car to frisk him on the spot, instead of frisking the civilian the policeman should have come out of his car and ask if everything is ok but for a cop to frisk anybody because of they think that they are suspicious is Ludacris…

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    has become a big enough issue that they are still being brought up in the 2016 presidential election, as well as the young and more advanced political debates throughout the nation. According to Herbert, New York police officers are stopping and frisking specific people, including Hispanics and the black minorities in Bronx and Harlem. He specified that the least amount of people stopped and frisked were white people while they had the most amount of contraband than suspected minority groups…

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    Criminalized Genders My group’s topic is about Gender and Crime, though my sub-topic is about how gender is criminalized and how gender affects policing and legislation methods and or procedures. Avdija (2014) wrote about the usage of stop and frisk practices, because to initiate a stop and frisk search, reasonable suspicion is required, which is when a reasonable person reasonably has a suspicion under certain circumstances, or facts, but he believes that there are interrelated factors that…

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