Definition of Racial profiling
1. Noun. A form of racism consisting of the (alleged) policy of policemen who stop and search vehicles driven by persons belonging to particular racial groups.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Racial Profiling
Literary usage of Racial profiling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. World Report 2000: The Events of 1999 by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch Staff (1999)
"In June, the attorney general convened a conference focusing on police brutality and allegations of racial profiling—targeting of suspects on racial ..."
2. Police Practices and Civil Rights in New York City: A Report of the United edited by Mary Frances Berry (2000)
"134 "racial profiling" may be defined as the detention, interdiction, or other disparate treatment of an individual based upon racial or ethnic stereotypes ..."
3. Justice on Trial: Racial Disparities in the American Criminal Justice System by Wade Henderson (2000)
"The standards should expressly prohibit racial profiling of any kind • Improved training of current and incoming police officers to bring police departments ..."
4. The New York City Police Department's "Stop and Frisk" Practices: A Report by Eliot Spitzer (2000)
"James M. Shannon, Attorney General, December,. ln addition, in April, following years of allegations of racial profiling by the New Jersey State Police, ..."