Racial profiling is a tool used by police forces all over the world. It is controversial and I believe the height of laziness. Police have used racial profiling in in the UK in stop and search tactics 2012.
Racial profiling alienates vast sections of society and I believe the negatives outweigh any perceived positives
People have called for it to end in the UK and yesterday President Obama called for it to be stopped.
7 JULY 2016
Sterling was selling CDs early Tuesday outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, the source said, when the homeless man approached him and asked for money.
The man was persistent, and Sterling showed him his gun, the source said.
"I told you to leave me alone," Sterling told the man, according to the source.
The homeless man then used his cell phone to call 911.
The details about the 911 call shed new light into the Baton Rouge police's high-profile fatal shooting of Sterling, a 37-year-old black man.
September 20th 2016
According to department spokesman Keith Trietley, officers saw the man get out of the car with a gun and then get back in. When officers approached the car, the man got out of the car with the gun again. At that point, officers deemed the man a threat and at least one fired a weapon, he said. A weapon was recovered by detectives at the scene.