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 new laws and use of electronic gadget to trace terrorism activities, the reason being to respond to domestic terrorism. Lastly is by creation of the homeland security by the United State congress. Why or the reason for the creation of this department is to integrate all existing agencies, and ensure the United State nation security (online Source:http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/structure/)
Example more focus has been concentrated on domestic terrorism, the FBI for example, assigned out of its 27000 agents, 4000 agents to counter terrorism activities. Another example is the Naturalization service and immigration, which reorganizes in order to expand enforcement duties.
Have the number of victims of racial profiling increased over the last decade?
The number of racial profiling has increased over the last decade.
According to Khalid Saeed, a director of American Muslim Voice in Northern California, the federal agencies in their fight of terrorism have used this reason to discriminate and degrade certain groups of people. The government also has increased its reliance on racial profiling.
The racial profiling mostly applies to…...

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