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Is racial profiling a matter of discretion or ethics? What are the ethical and moral dimensions of racial profiling? How do people judge other people that they meet? Why do people judge people by how they look, how they act, or how they present themselves? Also, be sure to include the following: Discussion of police culture, discretion, and use of force Ethics and codes of ethics: at least 3 examples from these areas An application of ethical and moral concepts to your decision-making process A discussion of which of the following ethical or moral concepts are present with racial profiling: Normative ethics Consequentialism Deontology Virtue ethics 3-5 pages

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CRJS420 - IP3NameClassDateProfessorCRJS420 - IP3 Racial profiling involves a traffic stop conducted by the police based solely on the race of the individual. The police become suspicious of the individual because they are African American or some other race and not because of probable cause or reasonable suspicion. The police use discretion when conducting their duties. They must determine the suspects and determine the appropriate course of action. Racial profiling is a matter of both ethics and a part of the discretion powers of the police. The police are trained to handle many different circumstances when they are in the field but not every possible incident can be trained for. The police have to use discretion in how they handle these situations. When the police use discretion to target a particular racial group it becomes racial profiling. Discrimination based on race, ethnicity, religion, nationality or on any other particular identity undermines the basic human rights and freedoms to which every person is entitled (AIU, 2010). Racial profiling, in the viewpoint of law enforcement, is a necessary tool for identifying criminal suspects (Callahan & Anderson, 2001). In order for the police to determine a criminal suspect they must create a profile. The problem is in the high number of traffic stops that are conducted including individuals from minorities. One familiar term in America is "Driving while Black". This means if you are

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