End Racial Profiling Act

aka ERPA

Stop Discrimination: House Judiciary Subcommittee Takes Up Racial Profiling

“To Protect and Serve” is the longstanding motto of many American police departments. But it fails to ring true when a law enforcement officer subjects a citizen to humiliating interrogation, search and detention — simply because of how the person looks.
Three Faces of Racial Profiling: Profiling Communities is Bad Law Enforcement

Three Faces of Racial Profiling: Profiling Communities is Bad Law Enforcement

By Michael German, Senior Policy Counsel, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 1:46pm

A new ACLU website, "Mapping the FBI" exposes the bureau's nationwide racial and ethnic mapping program.

Three Faces of Racial Profiling: The Unfinished Business of the Civil Rights Movement

Three Faces of Racial Profiling: The Unfinished Business of the Civil Rights Movement

By Jennifer Bellamy, Washington Legislative Office at 1:48pm

Imagine that someone assumes that you are a criminal based on your race, religion or ethnicity and treats you like one. Take the case of the Latino students at Hoover High School in Los Angeles who were rounded up during lunch, detained for two…

The Three Faces of Racial Profiling: The ACLU Connects the Dots

The Three Faces of Racial Profiling: The ACLU Connects the Dots

By Laura W. Murphy, Director, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 11:32am

Racial profiling not only goes against our Constitution and our country’s value for equality — it also hinders law enforcement officials from doing an effective job.

One Step Closer to Ending Racial Profiling

By Dan Zeidman, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 10:28am

Whether it be the Arab-American Secret Service agent barred from a commercial flight en route to join the security detail at President George W. Bush's Crawford ranch, the African American high school student in Seattle singled out and degraded…

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