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Recognizing Uncritical Thinking

Assume you are a new police chief of a department with a history of bias against protected groups (e.g., minorities, gays, and women), addressing the entire police force. As the new chief you state: "We cannot think critically if we use bias." Discuss this statement.

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I am sure the issue of bias is hotly contested. Most of that would be because "profiling" can in fact narrow a suspect field, and usually if there are problems with convictions those problems do not trace back to ...