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I'm looking for assistance gathering information on the above topic...the paper will be a 10 - 12 page research paper on: A policy on racial profiling by police officers to reduce and prevent crime on the streets.

Here's what's needed:

Conduct a brief review/synopsis of the relevant facts.

Identify what you believe to be the major ethical issues and the relevant underlying values of each opposing side.

Set forth your recommendations for the continued use, modification, or discontinuation of this policy. Your decision must have some sort of rationale behind it. This is where you will present an answer to the policy issue at hand. Before you can do this, you will have to decide on what ethical system underlies your analysis. There is no right/wrong system of ethics—choose the one with which you most closely identify. If you are a utilitarian, your stance may be very different than if you identify with ethical formalism or an ethic of care. But, as we know from our class exercises, despite our different ethical systems, we may encounter the same results.
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'm looking for assistance gathering information on the above topic...the paper will be a 10 - 12 page research paper on: A policy on racial profiling by police officers to reduce and prevent crime on the streets.
Here's what's needed:
Conduct a brief review/synopsis of the relevant facts.

First and foremost, it is imperative for you to recognize that the United States constitution strictly prohibits racial discrimination and racial profiling as these violate the Fourth Amendment and the 14th Amendment. Therefore, policies that are widely used by a majority of police departments in the U.S. are unconstitutional and racist. One of the biggest departments to engage in unconstitutional and racist policies was and is the New York Police Department, one of the biggest departments in the country. The relevant facts associated with racial profiling include the fact that as a practice, it has been proven to be ineffective and does not yield the results that would even justify its usage under utilitarian ethics. This has been proven through the amount of drugs and weapons that have not been found in the city of New York, New York despite hundreds of thousands of Black and Latino suspects being racially profiled for stop and frisk searches.

These searches operated under the false notion held by the city leaders that Blacks and Latinos were more prone to criminal behavior, and therefore, using a broadband approach wherein hundreds of thousands of these American born men and women would be subjected to violations of their Fourth and 14th amendment rights, would be justified if it prevented crime in their neighborhoods. Despite this flawed and racist logic, statistics have actually shown that the people who were caught with guns or drugs most often were those who were least likely to be searched or frisked, white males. Therefore, if the policy wasn't racist on its surface and based upon racial biases long held by the group that has historically engaged in racism and unconstitutional practices, the white majority, the more effective approach would be to target white citizens as even though hundreds of thousands of more African and Latino Americans were searched, the group with the highest propensity to be caught with drugs or guns were whites.

In reference to the ethical model most appropriate for this particular study, it would have to be deontological ethics wherein the police must adhere to their duties above all else, and in this case, it would be a duty to serve all citizens with equal and fair justice. Obviously, targeting racial minorities because of their race is not just, fair, or equal but rather a continuation of historically racist policies that have been conducted by racist authorities for hundreds of years in America. Law enforcement in the U.S. is bestowed a large amount of power in regard to possessing the discretion to arrest, search, stop, etc. suspects. Unfortunately, those who are often chosen to be ...

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Racial Profiling Paper is examined. A review on the policy on racial profiling by police officers to reduce and prevent crimes on the street is provided.

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