Racial Profiling: Good Police Tactic — or Harassment?

Policy Forum
May 15, 2001 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Hayek Auditorium

Featuring Reuben Greenberg, Chief of Police, Charleston, S.C.; Nkechi Taifa, Howard University, School of Law; Timothy Lynch, Cato Institute.

President Bush has called for the elimination of racial profiling. Last February, during his address to the joint session of Congress, the president said racial profiling is wrong and “We will end it in America.” Is the widespread condemnation of racial profiling justified? Or is that condemnation another manifestation of political correctness? If racial profiling is inappropriate, how can it be curbed? Join us for a discussion of these issues.