Profiling means: This is basically stereotyping police officers. This is when officers believe that a person has committed a crime because they belong to a particular race or culture. It is, as Ron White would argue it, wrong. (in Community Dictionary, added by Milo Kent)
What else does Profiling mean?
- Data compiled on criminal offenders to identify or describe the likely suspects. (in AZ Dictionary)
- Law enforcement may use racial or ethnic characteristics to determine who should be searched or investigated for suspected criminal activity. (in AZ Dictionary)