Category: Racial Profiling

In North Carolina, the drug war rages on. Unfortunately, so does racial profiling in police work.

North Carolina law enforcement claims they target high-level drug traffickers in an effort to save lives, but they don’t engage in profiling. 

However, the data doesn’t seem to back up the assertion. They’ve been busy in the first quarter of 2021, seizing almost $65 million in illegal drugs. Throughout this activity, racial disparities in policing habits have become evident. 

The State Bureau of Investigation released data that shows minority drivers are more likely than white drivers [...]