SOC354:Biased Policing SOC 354
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Date Created: 03/27/16
BIASED POLICING ▯ De▯initions **Bias= a preference (not necessarily bad) ▯ **Prejudice= not a good thing. ALWAYS BAD. An unjusti▯ied bias (hostile) **Discrimination= unjust treatment resulting from prejudice (action) ▯ **Biased Policing= improperly enforcing the law differently for different groups ▯x. Religion, age group, race ▯ ▯ reasonable suspicion on probable cause to stop/search/ar . tin deciding there is Negative consequences: loss of community support/trust Jeopardizes of▯icer safety ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ Criminal Pro▯iling=IS LEGAL, legitimate tool. Educated attempt to try and describe an individual who committed a crime or a series of crimes. Mostly used in serial crimes. Based on patterns and unique factors. ▯ ▯
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