Midterm Assignment Research Proposal Topic: Racial Profiling in America

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Midterm Assignment Research Proposal Topic: Racial Profiling in America

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Midterm Assignment Research ProposalNameClassDateProfessorRacial Profiling in America One of the most critical criminal justice issues in current society is the level of racial profiling that is occurring amongst law enforcement resulting in racial disparities in every aspect of the criminal justice system. Racial profiling is an investigatory approach by police where criminal suspects are identified based on their race and ethnicity instead of being based on any real suspicion the minority is engaging in any crime. When police officers fail to identify suspects based on reasonable cause the result is the overrepresentation of minorities in the correctional system. While in the past many law enforcement agencies have denied that their police officers employ racial profiling practices the attention brought to the topic by the Obama Administration has resulted in law enforcement agencies across the country conducting investigation, creating new polices, and training officers on identifying suspects based on reasonable cause. The criminal justice system is tasked with ensuring that all citizens in American society receive an equal treatment under the law (MacDonald, 2011). This includes law enforcement. When law enforcement is first to make contact with criminal suspects in society any type of racial disparities in arrest, courts, and corrections will be put on the shoulders of law enforcement. In current society the minority only make

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