Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Luis Garcia-Pierro
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the interpretation of existing data that proposes racial profiling increases the apprehension of potential offenders and innocent people. The study will utilize peer-reviewed research journals, government reports and professional criminal justice websites to review various statistics and demographic data to corroborate that minorities are disproportionately singled out by police during stops. The study will also examine whether racial profiling exists more in some states and/or regions in the United States than in others.
Hill, Sabrina, "A Meta-Analysis of the Extant Literature on Racial Profiling by U.S. Police Departments" (2013). Master's Capstone Theses. 1.
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