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NOTES FOR RESEARCH PAPER - MN Public Radio - http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2003/09/24_williamsb_profilingreport/ - Research done in 2002 - Includes urban and rural police departments-first time ever done - But, though searched more frequently, are less likely to find contraband - Police collected race data on traffic stops African Americans and Latinos 2-3 times more likely to be stopped, and more likely to be searched. - for a whole year - Institute on Race and Poverty - http://www1.umn.edu/irp/publications/racialprofiling.html - Affects all minority groups from all generations and income levels - Definition of racial profiling: any police-initiated action that relies on the race, ethnicity or national origin rather than the behavior of an individual or information that leads the police to a particular individual who has been identified as being, or having been, engaged in criminal activity - What must be done o Collect data of all police stops-data collection must be ongoing - Data Collection Resource Center - http://www.racialprofilinganalysis.neu.edu/background/jurisdictions.php?state=MN - On July 1, 2001, Minnesota passed state legislation establishing voluntary data collection
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course CJS 111 taught by Professor Schreiber during the Spring '08 term at St. Cloud.

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