Profiling, Cajun Style: Racial and Demographic Profiling in Louisiana's War on Drugs

@article{Ruiz2006ProfilingCS,
  title={Profiling, Cajun Style: Racial and Demographic Profiling in Louisiana's War on Drugs},
  author={James Ruiz and Matthew Woessner},
  journal={International Journal of Police Science & Management},
  year={2006},
  volume={8},
  pages={176 - 197}
}
Few topics are more sensitive to police and minority ethnic groups than racial profiling. Because this is a relatively new area of inquiry, researchers lack a comprehensive methodology for conducting inquiries into allegations of racial profiling. To date, most studies of profiling focus on alleged disparities between policing activities and aggregate population statistics. However, as a vast majority of this research cannot account for possible differences in group behaviour, it is impossible… Expand
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