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Police stops and ethnic profiling in Bulgaria

Philip Gounev

Police stops and ethnic profiling in Bulgaria

by Philip Gounev

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Published by Center for the study of democracy in Sofia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[editor Philip Gounev]
SeriesCSD Reports = Analizi -- 17
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV7936.R3 P65 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p. :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24450117M
ISBN 109789544771423
LC Control Number2009385208
OCLC/WorldCa637028494

  Using primary empirical studies and extensive, in-depth interviews, the book draws on nearly two years of field research into how minorities experience racial profiling by police authorities. The author interviewed more than racial and ethnic minority s: 1. 7 Racial Bias and Disparities in Proactive Policing. The high rates at which non-Whites are stopped, questioned, cited, arrested, or injured by the police present some of the most salient criminal justice policy phenomena in the United States (Kochel, Wilson, and Mastrofski, ; Lytle, ).Because these kinds of police contact are associated with at least some forms of what is known as.

In recent years, racial profiling has drawn the attention of state and federal governments. In this book, racial profiling is defined as the practice of targeting individuals for police or security interdiction, detention, or other disparate treatment based primarily on their race, ethnicity, or national origin in the belief that certain minority groups are more likely to engage in unlawful. Race, Ethnicity, and Policing includes both classic pieces and original essays that provide the reader with a comprehensive, even-handed sense of the theoretical underpinnings, methodological challenges, and existing research necessary to understand the problems associated with racial and ethnic profiling and police .

- The Open Society Justice Initiative released a new book on 27 April examining ethnic profiling by police in Europe. "I Can Stop and Search Whoever I Want"—Police Stops of Ethnic Minorities in Bulgaria, Hungary and Spain. T   This is from my review of Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship, a new book by public policy researchers Charles Epp, Steven Maynard-Moody, and Donald Haider-Harkel.


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Police stops and ethnic profiling in Bulgaria by Philip Gounev Download PDF EPUB FB2

"I Can Stop and Search Whoever I Want"—Police Stops of Ethnic Minorities in Bulgaria, Hungary and Spain Download the complete book. Kb, PDF Download. Date. April The Open Society Justice Initiative has released a book examining ethnic profiling by police in Europe.

Although this violation of fundamental human rights is a. We have launched and supported strategic litigation to challenge discriminatory ethnic profiling practices across Europe. This has included court challenges to police stops in the UK, France, and Spain, and has resulted in groundbreaking rulings from the Court of Cassation in France and the UN Human Rights Committee, as well as applications before the European Court of Human Rights (Seydi.

Get this from a library. Addressing ethnic profiling by police: a report on the Strategies for Effective Police Stop and Search Project: Improving relations between police and minority communities by increasing the fairness, effectiveness, and accountability of police stops in Bulgaria, Hungary, and Spain.

[Strategies for Effective Police Stop and Search (Project); Open Society Justice. Unlawful profiling; EU-MIDIS Data in Focus report 4 focuses on the experiences of police stops of the 23 individuals with an ethnic minority or immigrant background interviewed as part of the survey.

The report also contains results showing levels of trust in the police from the EU-MIDIS Survey. POLICE STOPS AND ETHNIC PROFILING IN BULGARIA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF DEMOCRACY. CSD REPORTS: 1. Bulgaria’s Participation in EU Structural Funds, Sofia, Police Stops and Ethnic Profiling in Bulgaria, Sofia, ISBN ISBN Editorial Board Ognian Shentov Boyko Todorov Alexander Stoyanov.

Police stops and minorities: understanding and preventing discriminatory ethnic profiling Article 21 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union prohibits discrimination on several grounds, including racial and ethnic origin.

Discriminatory ethnic profiling in the EU. Racial or ethnic profiling is the act of suspecting or targeting a person on the basis of assumed characteristics or behavior of a racial or ethnic group, rather than on individual suspicion. Racial profiling, however, is not limited only to an individual's ethnicity or race, but can also be based on the individual's religion, or national origin.

In European countries, the term "ethnic. In New York City, the December report of the New York City Police Departments pedestrian "stop and frisk" practices by the state attorney general provided glaring evidence of racial profiling in the nation's largest city. Blacks comprise percent of the City's population, yet percent of all persons "stopped" during the period were.

Butler, a strong critic of police stop-and-search tactics, said the car was being driven by her male friend, who like Butler is black, when two police cars pulled it over in Hackney, east London. Open Society Institute () Addressing ethnic profiling by police: a report on the strategies for effective police stop and search project: improving relations between police and minority communities by increasing the fairness, effectiveness, and accountability of police stops in Bulgaria, Hungary, and Spain, New York: Open Society Institute.

Corpus ID: Profiling Populations Available for Stops and Searches @inproceedings{MillerProfilingPA, title={Profiling Populations Available for Stops and Searches}, author={Joel Miller}, year={} }.

Published by the Open Society Justice Initiative, Addressing Ethnic Profiling by Police reports on efforts to reform police practices in three countries and provides a roadmap toward greater fairness, improved efficiency, and better police-community relations. The book describes how selected police forces in Bulgaria, Hungary, and Spain worked with the Justice Initiative to monitor police use.

Stop and search 'racial profiling' by police on the increase, claims study This article is more than 8 years old Analysis shows that black people. These standards should include strong prohibitions against ethnic profiling, the collection of data on police stops, and the provision of appropriate training for police officers.

“Heightened concerns over both migration and the threat of terrorism are fueling discriminatory policing practices,” said Rebekah Delsol, who heads the Justice. London Police Stop Star Athletes, Setting Off Racial Profiling Debate Bianca Williams, a European gold medalist, accused the officers of targeting her and her partner, a.

According tothere were four stop and searches for every 1, white people, compared with 38 for every 1, Black people betweenwith London having the highest stop. A study of police stops in Oakland measured stops during the day with those made at night, on the theory that if police officers were profiling, there should be more stops.

In the United States, racial profiling was used in the s during a clampdown on the illegal drugs trade in police stop-and-searches, provoking national debate. The issue was referred to as "driving while black," or "driving while brown." The police targeted a larger number of street arrests and established racial-based practices.

Why racial profiling is not just wrong, but ineffective too. Racial profilingas practiced by police officers, highway troopers, and customs officialsis one of America's most explosive public issues. But even as protest against the practice has swelled, police forces and others across the country continue to argue that profiling is an effective crime-fighting tool.

It can also occur when police officers make decisions in their interactions with citizens. What Is Racial Profiling by Police. Racial profiling by police refers to police action that targets individuals for stops, searches, arrests, or use of force based solely on their race, ethnicity, or.

police practices in the State of Nebraska in particular and the United States at large. In this study, the terms “black” and “African American” will be used synonymously. Also, “racial profiling” will be used interchangeably with “bias” policing.

Ethnic Profiling: Concept and Definitions Definition1.Racial profiling is a potential cause of police brutality. Lendman, a well-known writer argues that police officers abuse their powers violently and blacks, Latinos, and ethnic minorities are the most targeted suspects that it makes certain demographics more susceptible to misconduct.

Ms Butler, a vocal critic of stop and search, recorded a video of the incident at around midday on Sunday, with police under heightened scrutiny over incidents of alleged racial profiling.