Holder Unveils Revisions to Limits on Profiling by Federal Law Enforcement

Pete Williams of NBC News reports that the Justice Department announced new guidelines on racial, gender, and religious profiling, affecting several groups of federal law enforcement. “Profiling by law enforcement is not only wrong, it is profoundly misguided and ineffective, because it wastes precious resources and undermines the public trust,” Attorney General Eric Holder said. “Particularly in light of certain recent incidents we’ve seen at the local level — and the widespread concerns about trust in the criminal justice process which so many have raised throughout the nation — it’s imperative that we take every possible action to institute strong and sound policing practices.”

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