Kimora is professor of criminal justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. Her main areas of research are cognitive skills education, ethics, and mental health issues for those involved in the criminal justice system. Professor Kimora is also education director for El Rio, a drug treatment program within the Osborne Association in New York City.
1. What is ethnic profiling? What are the most common types of profiling and how is profiling used by law enforcement? 2. What are the issues involved in ethnic profiling? Is there a logic behind the use of ethnic profiling? How best should ethnic profiling be carried out? Should ethnic profiling be used at all? 3. What is the role of the FBI in the use of racial and ethnic profiling? How have ethnic groups and civil libertarians reacted to FBI actions? 4. What are the implications of ethnic and racial profiling in the United States? What are the challenges the country will face if law enforcement continues to use ethnic profiling?