Victims of Hate Crimes and Racial Prejudice

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Do you believe that the establishment of terrorism as a crime that can be committed domestically has changed policing? How? Why? Provide examples.
Yes, I believe so.
How- by the passing of patriotic act by the congress Why in order to respond to terrorist attacks the act allowed federal officials to trace and intercept communication that might be useful in prevention of terrorist attack. In addition, the powers to reorganization of counter terrorism policing and increase of police powers. Another reason as to why it has brought change is by bringing about the restructuring of local police and the federal state agencies, and new refocusing of resources (Riley & Hoffman, 1995).
Moreover, by the standardization of methods of enacting
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other laws of racial profiling are the enactment of “The end of Racial Profiling Act of 2010” according to this law prohibit the law enforcement officer from arresting or harassing a person based on his race religion and nation of origin. According to this law this factors should not be the basis on which the law enforcement officers rely on when carrying out an experiment. Example of these laws “neither police nor any federal agent is allowed to take part in racial profiling” ERPA 2010 (PROHIBITION act). According to this law the police, FBI and all other federal agencies should not engage any one while investigating terrorism act while relying on the race of that person nor his religion. The law also provides a channel through which victims of racial profiling can follow to forward their case racial profiling (www.civilrights.org).
What other actions might be taken on behalf of victims of racial profiling?
Encouraging victims of racial profiling to report on cases of harassment, most victims are afraid of retribution and constant threats on their families. All jurisdictions should pass the law on racial profiling in order for them to offer protection to victims of racial profiling. The department of Justice has provided a channel through which victims of racial profiling can give their grievances. The civil right groups through the civil right attorney claims that victims of

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